Our History


Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) was incorporated as a limited company on the 26th March 2001 in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act as amended and the Public Enterprise Reform and Divestiture Act. UETCL’s  existence is  provided for in the Electricity Act Cap 145 that provided for un-bundling the vertically integrated Uganda Electricity Board (UEB)  into  successor Companies and establishment of the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA).


UEB was succeeded by three companies namely;

  • Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) – Responsible for Power Generation at Kiira 200MW and Nalubaale 180MW power plants.
  • Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) – Responsible for the grid assets operating above 33kV.
  • Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) – Responsible for the grid assets operating at 33kV and below.
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Fight Vandalism

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company (UETCL) has faced vandalism of electricity transmission equipment causing a risk of electricity blackout/outage.

T/L Accidents

Accidents that happen along the Transmission line due to human activities or encroachment on wayleaves.Readmore