Projects Under Implementation

 

PROJECTS UNDER IMPLEMENTATION

 

PROJECT

FINANCIER

OBJECTIVES

STATUS

 

 

Karuma Interconnection project;

Karuma-Kawanda 400kV, Karuma-Olwiyo 400kV,    Karuma-Lira 132kV

China Exim Bank


Government of Uganda

Provisin of adequate transmission capacity to power generated at Karuma 600MW Hydro Power Station (HPS)

RAP implementation at 74%

Physical works at 60%

Completion in December 2019

 

Isimba-Bujagali Interconnection project

China Exim Bank


Government of Uganda

Provision of adequate transmission capacity to evacuate power generated at Isimba 183 MW Hydro Power Station (HPS)

RAP implementation at 93%

Construction completed

 

Mbarara-Nkenda 132kV Transmission Line (160km)

Government of Norway

Substation by French Development Agency

Improvement on reliability, availability and quality of power supply to the western region of the country (Kasese, Fort-portal) and the environs

RAP Implementation at 97%

Construction Completed

 

Nkenda-Fort Portal –Hoima 220kV  Transmission Line (234km) & related substations

African Development Bank

JICA (Japan Intenational Cooperation Agency)

To evacuate the upcoming thermal power plant to be located at Kabaale as well as power generated by mini hydros and co-generation power stations in the project area including Buseruka Hydromax (10MW), Muzizi (40MW), Waki (5MW), Kinyara (40MW)

RAP Implementation at 88%

Construction Completed

 

Bujagali-Tororo-Lessos 220kV Transmission Line (127km)

African Development Bank

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Improve access to electricity in the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) countries through increased cross border sharing of energy and power.

Implementation at 96%

Physical progress at 85%

 

Mbarara-Mirama(Uganda)-Birembo (Rwanda) 220kV Transmission Lines & Mirama Substation

African Development Bank

Improve access to electricity in the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) countries through increased cross border sharing of energy and power.

RAP Implementation at 96%

Construction Completed

 

Mirama-Kabale 132kV Transmission Line (85km) & related substations.

Islamic Development Bank

Extension of the high voltage grid to the Kabale region to improve quality of supply and to evacuate power from proposed generation power plant.

RAP Implementation at 19%

 

 

Tororo-Opuyo-Lira 132kV Transmission Line 

African Development Bank

Improve electricity access, lower transmission losses, increase power efficiency, reliability, stability and quality of supply in the North east region. Evacuate power from upcoming solar fields and other power plants

RAP Implementation at 92%

Physical progress at 88%

 

Kawanda-Masaka 220kV Transmission Line (137km) & related Substations

World Bank under Electricity Sector Development Program (ESDP)

Reinforcing the capacity of the western transmission line to cater for increased demand in Masaka, Mbarara, Kasese, Fort-portal, Kabale, Bushenyi and the environs

RAP Implementation at 89%

Construction Completed

 

Electrification of Industrial Parks substations

China Exim Bank


Government of Uganda

Provision of adequate transmission capacity to cater for projected demand within industrial areas.

Overall RAP Implementation at 52.8%

Substation progress: Luzira 99%, Iganga 99%, Namanve 99%,  Mukono 99%

 

Opuyo-Moroto 132kV T/L (160km)

Islamic Development Bank

Provision of adequate transmission capacity to cater for projected demand in the Karamoja Region

 

RAP implementation at 89%

Physical progress at 85%

 

NELSAP interconnection project: -220kV Mbarara-Mirama T/L

-220kV Bujagali-Tororo T/L

African Development Bank (AfDB)

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

To improve electricity access in Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) countries through increased cross border sharing of energy and power

Mbarara-Mirama T/L & substation works completed

Bujagali Tororo T/L works at 85%

Substation works at 85%

 

Grid Expansion and Reinforcement Project (GERP);

Lira-Gulu-Nebbi-Arua 132kV Transmission Line (314km)

Government of Uganda

World Bank through the International Development Agency

To ensure strategic expansion and upgrade of power transmission infrastructure to meet present and future electricity demand in the West Nile region and Northern Uganda.

RAP implementation at 50%

Opuyo Substation Upgrade

Germany Development Bank (KfW)

To facilitate the evacuation of power from renewable energy generation plants

Designs are at 100%

Physical progress at 10%

 

 
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