Projects at EPC Stage


PROGRESS OF PROJECTS AT EPC CONTRACTOR PROCUREMENT STAGE FOR UGANDA ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION COMPANY LIMITED

 

No.

NAME/ AREA OF PROJECT

OBJECTIVES

STATUS

 

 

PROJECTS AT EPC CONTRACTOR PROCUREMENT STAGE

1

Opuyo-Moroto 132kV line (160km) and substation.

Provision of adequate trans- mission capacity to cater for the projected demand in the Karamoja region.

·      EPC works to be financed by Islamic Development Bank (ISDB).

·      Financed by Government of Uganda.

·      Supervision of works contract was awarded to Ghods Niroo Engineering Company and works are ongoing.

·       Procurement of the EPC contractor is ongoing

·       To be commissioned in 2019.

·       RAP implementation is ongoing with 77% (821/1,060) completion.

 

2

Mutundwe-Entebbe 132kV transmission line (35km). 

 

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

·       Supervision Consultancy works ongoing. Contract awarded to Intec Gopa.

·       Procurement for EPC Contractors is ongoing.

·      RAP Implementation ongoing with 465/1,025 (45%).

·      Contract for RAP implementation consultant was awarded to NEWPLAN Ltd.

·      To be commissioned in 2018.

·       Financed by KfW.

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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