ERA - Electricity Regulatory Authority

08/17/2017 | News release | Distributed by Public on 08/17/2017 05:49

Notice of Intended Application for a License for the Establishment of Solar P.V Off-Grid Systems in Namayingo District

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has under Section 29 of the Electricity Act 1999, Cap 145, received a Notice of Intended Application for a License from Absolute Energy Africa Limited forthe Generation and Distribution of electricity from Solar P.V off-grid systems to be located in Namayingo District. The off-grid systems are expected to be located on the following islands;

Lolwe, Hama, Wayas, Syroo, Mwenene, Syamolala and Migingo.

Absolute Energy Africa Limited intends to undertake detailed feasibility studies and other activities leading to the development of the above-mentioned off-grid power projects whose proposed combined installed capacity is 1.19 MW. The generated power will be sold to the inhabitants of the said islands.

Interested persons are invited to inspect the Application/Notice from the addresses below:-

  1. Electricity Regulatory Authority
    ERA House, Plot 15, Shimoni Road, Nakasero-Kampala
  2. The Office of the RDC, Namayingo District
  3. The Office of the LCV Chairperson, Namayingo District
  4. The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Namayingo District

Pursuant to Section 30 of the Electricity Act 1999, Cap 145, the Electricity Regulatory Authority hereby invites directly affected parties and local authorities in the areas affected by the project to make comments and lodge objections (if any) in respect of the Notice to the Authority, not later than 30 days from the date of publication of this Notice.

Directly affected parties and affected public agencies are invited to submit ir comments in respect to the Application/Notice by hand delivery, email, fax or any other recorded delivery to the Secretary to the Authority on the above address.