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Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited


The Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited UEGCL is a parastatal company whose primary purpose is to generate electric power for use in Uganda and for sale to neighboring countries As of December 2017, UEGL's generation capacity was 380 megawatts, with that capacity planned to increase to over 1,300 megawatts, by 2023

Contents

  • 1 Location
  • 2 History
  • 3 Operations
  • 4 Planned initial public offering
  • 5 Power stations
    • 51 Operational stations
    • 52 Power stations in development
  • 6 Governance
  • 7 See also
  • 8 References
  • 9 External links

Location

The headquarters of UEGCL are on the third floor of UEDCL Towers, 37 Nakasero Road, Nakasero Hill, in Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city Its coordinates are 0°19'350"N, 32°34'380"E Latitude:0326389; Longitude:32577222 The company maintains a second office at 18-20 Faraday Road, Amberly Estate, in Jinja, approximately 90 kilometres 56 mi, by road, east of Kampala

History

UEGCL was incorporated by the Uganda Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in 2001, following the break-up of the Uganda Electricity Board

Operations

UEGCL is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and improvement of the power stations owned by the Ugandan government

In 2002, UEGCL executed a 20-year operational, management, and maintenance concession to Eskom Uganda Limited, a subsidiary of South African energy company Eskom, to cover the two power stations UEGCL owned at the time: Kiira Power Station and Nalubaale Power Station Eskom sells the electricity it generates to the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited UETCL as the authorized single buyer UETCL resells the power to Umeme, the energy distributor, which then sells it to the public

Planned initial public offering

In January 2015, the UEGCL chairman announced plans to list shares of company stock on the Uganda Securities Exchange in an initial public offering within the following two years The funds raised will be used to develop more electricity generation stations, thus adding to national electricity output At that time, UEGCL owned 380 megawatts of generating capacity, with a goal to increase to 563 megawatts in 2018 and 1,213 megawatts in 2020

Power stations

Operational stations

  • Nalubaale Hydroelectric Power Station - 180 megawatts
  • Kiira Hydroelectric Power Station - 200 megawatts

Power stations in development

  • Karuma Power Station - 600 megawatts
  • Isimba Power Station - 183 megawatts
  • Ayago Power Station - 600 megawatts
  • Nyagak III Power Station - 44 megawatts
  • Muzizi Power Station - 447 megawatts

Governance

UEGCL is governed by a seven-person board of directors whose chairman is Proscovia Margaret Njuki Other UEGCL board members include a Zachary Baguma Atwooki, b Jennifer Bataringaya Lubaale, c Zeridah Zigiti, d Nixon Kamukama and e Mark Martin Obia The chief executive officer is Harrison E Mutikanga In August 2017, UEGCL received the ISO 9001: 2015 certification, becoming the first Ugandan government agency to receive this certification

See also

  • Uganda portal
  • Energy portal
  • List of power stations in Uganda
  • Electricity Regulatory Authority
  • Energy in Uganda

References

  1. ^ UEGCL 2015 "UEGCL Contacts" Kampala Retrieved 21 June 2017 
  2. ^ a b Muhame, Giles 24 November 2016 "Eng Njuki Appointed UEGCL Board Chairperson" Kampala: Chimpreports Uganda Retrieved 21 June 2017 
  3. ^ a b Businge, Julius 8 February 2015 "Leading Uganda's power generation efforts" The Independent Uganda Kampala Retrieved 24 July 2015 
  4. ^ Nasasira, Roland 20 December 2017 "UEGCL to increase power generation" Daily Monitor Kampala Retrieved 20 December 2017 
  5. ^ Google 10 September 2014 "Location of The Headquarters of UEGCL at Google Maps" Map Google Maps Google Retrieved 10 September 2014 
  6. ^ UEGCL 19 August 2015 "Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited: Offices" Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited UEGCL Retrieved 19 August 2015 
  7. ^ GFC 11 September 2014 "Road Distance Between Kampala And Jinja With Map" Globefeedcom GFC Retrieved 11 September 2014 
  8. ^ Editor 26 September 2016 "Electricity Generation Company UEGCL sees rare profits in 2015" The Independent Uganda Kampala Retrieved 21 June 2017 
  9. ^ European Times 2 October 2012 "Uganda Electricity Generation Company: Electricity-Generation Enterprise Focusing On Hydropower" EuropeanTimesCom Retrieved 29 August 2015 
  10. ^ UEGCL 19 August 2015 "Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited: Company Profile" Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited UEGCL Retrieved 19 August 2015 
  11. ^ Olanyo, Joseph 5 August 2012 "ESKOM to Invest $20m on Nalubaale, Kiira dams" The Observer Uganda Retrieved 29 August 2015 
  12. ^ Wesonga, Nelson 22 January 2015 "Electricity company to sell stock share to the public" Daily Monitor Kampala Retrieved 29 August 2015 
  13. ^ Otage, Stephen 17 August 2015 "Govt signs Shs270 billion Muzizi hydro-power deal" Daily Monitor Kampala Retrieved 29 August 2015 
  14. ^ Ladu, Ismail Musa 15 August 2017 "Uganda signs deal to export power to Congo" Daily Monitor Kampala Retrieved 15 August 2017 

External links

  • UEGCL Homepage
  • UEGCL ready for operation and maintenance of Karuma, Isimba
  • Uganda: Electricity Firms Face Staffing Challenges
  • UEGCL Strategic Plan & Direction 2015-2017

Coordinates: 00°19′35″N 32°34′38″E / 032639°N 3257722°E / 032639; 3257722



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