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

Bujagali-Tororo-Lessos 220kV transmission lines and associated substations.

African Development Bank (AfDB)


Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)


Government of  Uganda

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


Bujagali Tororo T/L works at 85%

RAP implementation at 96%

 

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)

Karuma-Kawanda
RAP: 84%
Construction: 92%


Karuma-Olwiyo
RAP: 97%, 
Construction: 94%


Karuma-Lira
RAP: 87%, 
Construction: 70%


 

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 70.8%


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 93%


Physical progress at 91%

 

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 77%


Physical progress at 33%

 

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: 70.82%

Physical Progress of substations at 38.25%

 

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 44%


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 59%

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


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

 

Kampala Metropolitan Transmission system improvement project


 

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)


Grid reinforcement within the Kampala Central Business District

RAP implementation at 72%


Procurement of EPC contractors pending

 

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


German Development Bank (KfW)

To provide transmission capacity to evacuate power from the Agago HPP

RAP Implementation at 92%

 

Opuyo substation upgrade

German Development Bank (KfW)

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


Physical progress at 87%

Procurement of EPC contractors on-going

 

Masaka Mbarara 400kV Transmission line and associated substations

German Development Bank (KfW)


French Development Agency


Government of Uganda

To provide transmission capacity to cater to the Grid inter-connection between Uganda and Rwanda


 

Procurement of EPC contractors on-going