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MINISTER ENG.MULONI APPLAUDS IAEA FOR SUPPORTING UGANDA IN PEACEFUL USE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY

 Eng. Muloni led the Ugandan Delegation to the the 61st Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference held at Vienna International Centre, Vienna - Austria from September 18TH – 22ND, 2017.Readmore….

THE ENERGY MANAGEMENT AWARDS (EMA)

EMA is an award for all energy consumers geared at encouraging a culture of energy efficiency and conservation. EMA recognizes organizations that have made major and sustainable gains in energy efficiency through the application of modern energy management principles and practices, and in the process made significant energy and cost reductions. Readmore... 

THE ENERGY WEEK 2017

The Week currently focuses on different interventions that all departments of the Ministry of Energy (and their partners) are engaged in, with a view to promote sustainable Energy access and use. This year’s Energy Week will involve activities such as the Energy Exhibition, a Biomass Dialogue, a Future Energy for Uganda Forum, and road shows around Kampala. All the activities are geared towards sensitizing the public regarding efficient utilization of energy and access to clean and modern forms of energy. Readmore...

GOV'T OF UGANDA SIGNS A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING ON ATOMIC ENERGY WITH RUSSIA

The Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has signed the Memoranum of Understanding with the Russian state Atomic Energy Corporation(ROSATOM) on the cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy on June 19th 2017 in Moscow. Readmore...

UGANDA AND TANZANIA SIGN INTER GOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT FOR CRUDE OIL PIPELINE

1445 Km pipeline to be developed from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga in Tanzania.

The Governments of Uganda and Tanzania have signed the Inter Governmental Agreement (IGA) for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Project. The IGA was signed by Uganda’s Eng. Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development and Tanzania’s Hon. Prof. Palamagamba John A.M Kabudi, Minister for Constitutional and Legal Affairs on behalf of their respective Governments. Readmore...

ENERGY FOR RURAL TRANSFORMATION (ERT) PROJECT PHASE III — RESETTLEMENT ACTION PLANS

The Government of Uganda is set to receive financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Energy for Rural Transformation (ERT) Project Phase III under Additional Financing project restructuring and intends to apply part of the loan proceeds for Consultancy Services to undertake Project specific Resettlement Action Plans for the proposed 33kV Distribution lines and associated Low Voltage networks for: Amuru-Nwoya District Headquarters (Anaka) (App. 43km of MV and 9km of LV), Kiziranfumbi-Kidoma-Kikoob-Kyapoloni-Kabaare (App. 50km of MV and 21km of LV), Rubaare-Kakukuru-Kyempene (Approx. 26km of MV and 10km of LV). Download the RAP documents.

 

 

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GOVERNMENT OF UGANDA ISSUES PETROLEUM PRODUCTION LICENCES TO TULLOW UGANDA OPERATIONS PTY LIMITED (TULLOW) AND TOTAL E&P UGANDA B.V. (TOTAL)

KAMPALA, August 30, 2016 - The Minister of Energy and Mineral Development has today 30th August, 2016 granted eight (8) Petroleum Production  Licences over oil fields in Exploration Area 2 (EA2) and Exploration Area 1 (EAI) respectively. Five Petroleum Production Licenses have been granted to Tullow Uganda Operations Pty Limited (Tullow), the operator for EA2, and three Petroleum Production Licences have been granted to Total E&P Uganda B.V. (TOTAL) the operator of EAI. Grant of these licences follows conclusion of the evaluation of the Applications for Production Licences over these fields earlier submitted by the two companies respectively. Readmore...

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Fuel Efficience Initiative (FEI)
Energy for Rural Transformation (ERT III)