Uganda imports electricity despite surplus

With over 1,171MW of generation capacity and only 600MW of peak demand, a report by Electricity Regulatory Authority, (ERA) indicates that Uganda, through the Electricity transmission company still imports power.

Sometimes, Uganda has run to her neighbour Kenya for power rescue. For instance, in 2017, Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited, (UETCL) imported close to 40megawatts (MW) of power, in 2015, over 60MW, but about 50MW in 2016 and 71.2MW in 2018.

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