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Notice of Intended Application for a License for the Establishment of a 1.6 MW Hydropower Plant on River Kanyampara in Kasese District

Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has under Section 29 of the Electricity Act 1999, Cap 145, received a Notice of Intended Application for a License from the Joint Venture by Marma Technical Services Limited and Kol Services Limited for the generation and sale of electricity from a hydropower plant proposed to be established on River Kanyampara in Kasese District. The proposed specific locations of the different scheme structures are as follows;

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ERA Holds a Public Hearing in Hoima District

Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) conducted a Public Hearing on 10th July 2014, in respect of the application for a license by Albatros Energy (U) Ltd, to generate and sell 50 MW of electricity from a thermal power plant at Mitala Cell, Busisi Division, Kibingo Ward, Hoima Municipality, Hoima District.

The Public Hearing which was held at Bulemwa Primary School in Busiisi Sub –County, Hoima District was presided over by the Director, Technical Regulation (ERA), Ziria Tibalwa Waako.

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ERA Holds Public Hearing in Respect of PACS.p.A’s application for a license to Generate and Sell 88 MW of Electricity from River Achwa

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) conducted a public hearing on 1st July 2014, in respect of the application for a license by ARPE t/a PACS.p.A, to generate and sell 88 MW of electricity from River Achwa.

The Public Hearing which was presided over by the ERA Chairman, Mr. Richard S. Apire, was held at Angagura Primary School, Angagura Sub-County, Aruu County in Pader District.

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Sector Update Newsletter Issue 9, 2014

The Electricity Regulatory has published the 9th issue of the Sector Update Newsletter. Through this issue, the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) continues to inform her stakeholders about the developments in the electricity sector, with the aim of empowering them to make informed decisions regarding consumption of electricity, investments in the sector and best practices that can boost service delivery.

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Muvumbe 4.5 MW Hydropower Project Public Hearing Concluded

On 24th June 2014, the Electricity Regulatory Authority held a Public Hearing in respect of Muvumbe Hydro (U) Limited application for a license to generate and sell 4.5 MW of electricity from River Muvumbe in Kabale District, Maziba Sub-County.

The hearing which was held at Maziba Catholic Parish attracted over 70 project affected persons, community leaders from Maziba Sub-County; and the Kabale District Local Government leadership.

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