Uganda - Bujagali Interconnection Project


Project Summary

Approval Date 28 Jun 2007
Signature Date 26 Oct 2007
Planned Completion Date 21 Mar 2015
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Sep 2015
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Power
DAC Sector Code 23630
Commitment U.A 41,415,777.34
Status Completion

Project General Description

Provide adequate transmission capacity for evacuation of power from Bujagali Power Station to one existing and future distribution companies, thereby increasing access to cheaper and more reliable electricity supply.

Project Objectives

The project's overall objective is to provide adequate transmission capacity to evacuate power to be generated at Bujagali Power Station in 2010 and improve power supply quality and reliability.

Beneficiaries

The project will benefit to the Government of Uganda through restoring adequate and reliable power supply to the country as well as financially sustaining the power sector. The project will contribute to poverty reduction and improving the Ugandan population’s access to electricity, which in turn will facilitate water supply, health care delivery, education and rural development. It will also improve rural enterprises' productivity and farmers' agro-processing potential. Other beneficiaries include the Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Uganda Electric Transmission Company Ltd (UETCL) and UMEME Company Ltd.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Funding
The Japan International Cooperation Agency/ Accelerated Cofinancing Facility for Africa
Implementing
UGANDA ELECTRICITY BOARD

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-UG-FA0-002
Last Update 06 Jul 2020

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Contact Details

Name WUBESHET ZEGEYE Alemayehu
Email a.wubeshet-zegeye@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Uganda
Coordinates Location Name
0.3775 32.5364 Kawanda
0.335081 32.5831 Kampala District
0.3 32.775 Mukono District
0.237626 32.4784 Wakiso District
0.443329 33.1866 Naluubale
0.498198 33.1373 Bujagali Power Station
0.301197 33.0518 Buikwe District
0.29367 32.5339 Mutundwe