Uganda Power Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Uganda Power Report

Uganda Power Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Uganda Power Report
Published Oct 08, 2016
52 pages — Published Oct 08, 2016
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The French Development Agency has stated that it intends to fund the EUR--mn Muzizi hydropower project. The hydroelectric plant will have a capacity of --.- megawatts (MW) and we forecast it to come online towards the end of ----. ...The hydroelectric plant will have a capacity of --.- megawatts (MW) and we forecast it to come online towards the end of ----. We have removed the ---MW Ayago hydropower plant from our forecasts as we have not seen any updates on the plant s progress, with no evidence of construction or planning moving ahead. As a result, we have revised our hydropower generation forecasts. ...This will be achieved after construction at the Karuma hydroelectric plant, which will increase the country s capacity by ---MW. Ugandan households within a five kilometre radius of the Kawanda-Masaka transmission line are set to receive free electricity, which is part of a government effort to boost electrification rates.

...Our forecast sees Uganda s hydropower generation increasing from -TWh in ---- to just under -.-TWh in ----, which means the share of hydropower in the total generation mix will increase from --.- in ---- to --.- in ----. The Ugandan government is currently aiming to boost its overall electricity generation through focusing on increasing hydropower capacity. ...The Ugandan government is currently aiming to boost its overall electricity generation through focusing on increasing hydropower capacity. This is being done with the aim of supplying cheaper electricity to the Ugandan population, as well as increasing overall electricity supply to aid in economic growth. In July ----, Ugandans were paying prices of up to USD-.-- per kilowatt-hour (kWh). ...We also forecast an increase of ---MW in ----, when we expect the Isimba (---MW) and Muzizi (--.-MW) to come online. We have removed the ---MW Ayago hydropower plant from our forecasts as we have not seen any evidence of progress for the plant.

...The Isimba hydropower plant has been slated to come online in ----, but we are adding a delay of a year. This is due to strikes by Ugandan labourers at the construction site over alleged abuse, harassment, and poor pay by the China International Water and Electricity Corporation (CWE). ...

  
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