ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

Feed-In-Tariff

In accordance with the Electricity Act 1999, Cap 145, Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited, the holder of System Operator license was designated by the Electricity Regulatory Authority to publish standardized tariffs for sales to the grid of electricity generated by renewable energy systems of up to a maximum capacity of 20MW.

The applicable feed-in-tariffs by the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited, in consultation with the Electricity Regulatory Authority are shown in the table A1 and A2:

Technology Tariff (US$)/kWh O&M %age Cummulative Capacity Limits (MW) Payment Period (Years)
2013 2014 2015 2016
Hydro (9 ><= 20 MW) 0.085 7.61% 30 90 135 180 20
Hydro (1 ><= 9 MW Linear tariff1 7.24% 30 75 105 135 20
Hydro (500kW ><= 1 MW) 0.115 7.08% 1 2 2.5 5.5 20
Bagasse 0.095 22.65% 30 70 95 120 20
Biomass (MSW) 0.103 16.23% 5 15 25 45 20
Biogas 0.115 19.23% 5 15 25 45 20
Landfill gas 0.089 19.71% 0 10 20 40 20
Geothermal 0.077 4.29% 10 30 50 75 20
Wind 0.124 6.34% 25 75 100 150 20

 

Note: REFiT excludes the top-up premium for projects that qualify under GETFiT programme.

1 Computed as a regressive allocation of costs with increase in plant size as shown in Table A2

 

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015 15:17