ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Application for a License for the Establishment of a 3.2 MW Hydro Power Plant in Kabarole District

The Electricity Regulatory Authority has under Section 33 of the Electricity Act, 1999, and Regulation 7 of the Electricity (Application for Permit, License and Tariff Review ) Regulations, 2007 (Regulations) received an Application for a Generation and Sale License from Rwenkuba Electricity Company Limited.

The License will enable Rwenkuba Electricity Company Limited Construct, Generate and Sell 3.2MW of electricity from a Hydro Power plant proposed to be established across Rivers Yerya and Nsongya in Kisomoro Sub-county, Kabarole District. The generated power will be sold to Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited and fed into the national grid.

The specific locations of the different scheme structures are as follows;

  Latitude Longitude
Nsongya Weir  00° 30′03.9″ 30°14’10.7”
Yerya Weir 00° 29′02.9″ 30°14’23.7”
Power House 00° 29′02.3″ 30° 14′35.6″





Interested persons are invited to inspect the Application/Notice from the addresses below:-

  1. Electricity Regulatory Authority
    ERA House
    Plot 15, Shimoni Road, Nakasero
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  2. The Office of the RDC, Kabarole District
  3. The Office of the L.C.V Chairperson, Kabarole District
  4. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Kabarole District

Pursuant to Section 35 of the Act and Regulation 8 (2) (d) of the Regulations, the Authority invites directly affected parties and public agencies/authorities in the areas affected by the project to submit in writing (by post, hand delivery, email, fax or other recorded delivery) any objection and comments in respect to the project not later than 30 (thirty) days from the date of publication of this Notice to the Secretary to the Authority on the above address.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 April 2018 07:55