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

Bujagali Interconnection Project Provision of adequate transmission capacity to evacuate power generated at Karuma 600MW Hydro Power Station (HPS)

RAP implementation at 65% Completion in 2019

 

Isimba Interconnection project

  China Exim Bank

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

RAP ongoing Completion in 2018k

 

Mbarara-Nkenda 132kV T/L (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

Construction at 80% RAP implementation at 92% Completion in 2018

 

Nkenda-Fort Portal –Hoima 220kV T/L (234km)

AfDB & JICA

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)

Construction at 86.5% RAP implementation at 94% Completion in 2018

 

Bujagali-Tororo (Uganda)-Lessos (Kenya) 220kV Transmission Line (T/L) (127km)

AfDB & JICA

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

Construction at 96.5% RAP implementation at 95% Completion in 2018

 

Mbarara-Mirama(Uganda)-Birembo (Rwanda) 220kV T/L & Mirama Substation (S/s)

AfDB

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

Construction at 93% RAP implementation at 90% Completion in 2018

 

Tororo-Opuyo-Lira 132kV T/L (260km)

AfDB

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

Construction at 90% RAP implementation at 88% Completion in 2018

 

Kawanda-Masaka 220kV T/L (137km)

WB-IDA 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

Construction at 90% RAP implementation at 82% Completion in 2018

 

Mutundwe-Entebbe 132kV T/L (35km)

KfW

Extension of high voltage grid to Entebbe region to improve quality of supply and to evacuate power from proposed solar generation power plant

RAP implementation at 55% Completion in 2019

 

 

Electrification of Industrial Parks substations

Government of Uganda

China Exim Bank

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

 

RAP implementation at 55% Completion in 2019

 

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

Sourcing for financing

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

RAP implementation at 75% EPC procurement ongoing Completion in 2019

 

Upgrade of Mutundwe (60MVA), Kawanda (40MVA),Lugogo (60MVA),Kawaala, 132/33/11kV substations

Government of Uganda

Islamic Dev’t Bank

Provision of adequate transmission capacity to absorb power generated from Bujagali HPP and improvement of power supply reliability and quality in Nanugongo, Kasubi, Kawaala and Wakiso district.

 

 
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