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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...

ACTIVITIES SUPPORTED BY THE GIS UNIT IN THE MINISTRY OF ENERGY

The GIS (Geographic Information System) Unit under the Directorate of Energy Resources Development is responsible for  collecting, managing and analyzing all kind of energy related data together with their geographic location in a computerized information system and visualize it graphically in form of printable maps, web maps, diagrams and 3D models. Readmore...

RENEWABLE ENERGY PROMOTION

The key output for the department of Renewable Energy is to increase access to affordable, efficient and modern renewable sources of energy. Its roles, activities and outputs include; Coordinating and supervising key players and renewable energy activities in the country.

The Ministry together with various donors is strengthening the Biomass Energy Efficient Technologies Association (BEETA) through mobilization of members, sensitization, and market development to ensure the production and supply of efficient energy saving stoves and fuels. 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...

Projects and Programmes

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