Under Implementation

Projects Under Implementation

 

PROJECTS UNDER IMPLEMENTATION

 

PROJECT

FINANCIER

OBJECTIVES

STATUS

 

 

Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) interconnection project:

Mbarara-Mirama-Birembo (Rwanda) 220kV transmission line & Mirama substation

African Development Bank (AfDB)


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.

RAP implementation at 96%


Construction completed and energised in November 2018

 

Karuma Interconnection Project

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

China Exim Bank


Government of Uganda

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

RAP implementation at 82%


Physical progress;
Karuma-Kawanda: 87%, 
Karuma-Olwiyo: 68%, 
Karuma-Lira: 64%


Completion in December 2019

 

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%


Procurement of EPC Contractor on-going

 

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 89%

 

Mutundwe-Entebbe 132kV transmission line (35km)

KfW Bank

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

RAP Implementation at 72%


Physical progress at 31%

 

Opuyo-Moroto 132kV transmission line (160km)

Islamic Development Bank

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

RAP Implementation at 93%


Physical progress Transmission line: 58%, Substations: 24%

 

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 39%


Procurement of EPC Contractor on-going

 

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 55%


Substations progress:
Luzira - 98%, 
Iganga -98%, 
Namanve -98%, 
Mukono -100%


Transmission lines:
Namanve South Luzira - 10%,
Namanve North Namanve South – 76%,
Mukono T-off - 100%,
Iganga T-off - 95%

 

NELSAP interconnection project:


-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

Bujagali Tororo T/L works at 88% & RAP implementation at 96%


Substation works at 85%

 

Gulu-Agago-Agago HPP 132kV overhead transmission line & associated substations


Financed by KfW

To provide transmission capacity to evacuate power from the Agago HPP

RAP Implementation at 86%

 

Opuyo substation upgrade

German Development Bank (KfW)

To facilitate the evacuation of power from renewable energy generation plants in Uganda


Physical progress at 67%