Uganda’s electricity regulator hikes Umeme’s performance targets

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has revised power distributor Umeme’s performance parameters, allowing the latter to invest more on the network in the next seven years The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has revised power distributor Umeme’s performance parameters, allowing the latter to invest more on the network in the next seven years. While it had […]

Umeme implores households to use power for productive purposes

Ugandans have been urged to use electricity for economic use as the country’s main power distribution firm, Umeme Limited, looks to grow demand for power. Umeme Limited’s regional manager for western Uganda, Isaac Katewanga, has implored households to use electricity for economic activities, too. That will help to narrow the gap between Uganda’s installed power […]

Rwanda: Govt to slash Power tariffs again to incentivise investment

Government is in the final stages of announcing new electricity tariffs for industries and heavy duty domestic users, according to the Minister for Trade and Industry, Vincent Munyeshyaka. Presenting the draft law on Special Economic Zones in parliament on Tuesday, Munyeshyaka told members of parliament that while power production was improving daily, government was determined […]

Uganda’s dominant electricity provider Umeme’s performance to be reviewed after disquiet from President

India’s Tata Consulting Engineers, which is currently assessing whether Umeme Limited has satisfied government’s conditions, is expected to continue with its assignment even after a recent letter by President Museveni questioned the impact of the power firm’s 20-year concession, writes JEFF MBANGA. Tata was commissioned by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) and is to analyse […]