CONSTRUCTION OF RE SCHEMES UNDER THE UGANDA RURAL ELECTRICITY ACCESS PROJECT (UREAP), FUNDED BY THE AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (AFDB)

This project is financed through a loan obtained from AfBD worth USD 100million and a grant worth USD 11.205million.

The grid extensions on this project were packaged into six lots as show in table 9. All the contractors have mobilized on ground and completion of works is expected by December, 2021. Works are at 40% completion.

Under this funding a project to connect Kalangala Island to the grid using a submarine cable has been packaged and is under procurement. Contract signature was in March, 2020.