Press Release

ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

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 LimitedConstruct, Generate and Sell 3.2 MW 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;

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

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.

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