Planned Projects

 

PROGRESS REPORT OF PLANNED/ FUTURE PROJECTS FOR UGANDA ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION COMPANY LIMITED

  

 

No.

NAME/ AREA OF PROJECT

OBJECTIVES

ACHIEVEMENTS/STATUS

       

           PLANNED/ FUTURE PROJECTS

 

 

                                    A. POWER EVACUATION PROJECTS

1.

Project related to 150 MW Solar.

Provision of transmission capacity to evacuate power from Solar Power Plants.

Augmenting generation capacity to meet the growing demand.

 

·         Establishment of GET Fit Scheme in Progress.

2.

Projects related to 300 MW Katwe Geothermal Power Plants.

Provision of transmission capacity to evacuate power from Geothermal Power Plants.

Augmenting generation capacity to meet the growing demand.

 

·         Power Purchase Agreement Signed.

3.

Projects Related to 150MW Cogeneration plants.

Provision of transmission

Capacity to evacuate power from cogenera- tion power plants.

Augmenting generation capacity to meet the growing demand.

·         Power Purchase Agreement signed for Kinyara upgrade.

 

 

                                      B. GRID RE-INVESTMENT PROJECTS

1

Owen falls- Namanve- Kampala North transmission line upgrade.

Improvement of quality, reliability and availability of supply.

 

·         Sourcing for nancing.

2

Nkenda- Kabulasoke- Mutundwe 220kV transmission line.

 

Improvement of reliability and quality of power supply.

·         Sourcing for nancing.

3

Nalubaale - Lugazi

132kV transmission line.

 

Improvement of reliability and quality of power supply.

·         Sourcing for nancing.

4

Bujagali-Nalubaale132kV line

(Re- stringing with HTLS conductor).

Improvement of quality, reliability and availability of supply.

 

·         Sourcing for nancing.

 

                                    

                                      C. SYSTEM EXTENSION PROJECTS

 

1

Gulu-Kitgum 132kV transmission line and Kitgum Substation.

 

Improvement of availability, reliability, and quality of power supply.

·         Sourcing for nancing.

2

Karuma – Tororo 400kV transmission line.

 

Improvement of reliability, availability and quality of power supply.

·         Sourcing for nancing.

 

 

               D. REGIONAL POWER TRADE PROJECT

1

Karuma-Nimule-Juba (Sudan) 400kV Line- (190km) Uganda’s part).

Regional Power Trade.

·         Sourcing for nancing.

 

JICA     Japan International Cooperation Agency

EXIM     Export-Import-Bank-China

WB        World Bank

GoN      Government Of Norway

FDA       French Development Agency

KIW        Kreditanstall lur Wiedraublau

IsDB       Islamic Development Bank

AfDB     African Development Bank

GoU       Government of Uganda

 

Conclusion

 

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is committed to providing a reliable transmission backbone to enable Government achieve the objectives of the power sector reform as outline in the Government Policy Plan (GPP).

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