Uganda’s “electricity boom”

Uganda government is expected to commission Isimba and Karuma hydropower dams this year as one big step towards boosting the elec¬tricity supply in the country. The commissioning of the two hydro¬power plants with a combined capacity of 783MW will see the country’s installed elec¬tricity generation capacity increase from the current 955MW to 1,738MW.

This development is expected to reduce on the power cuts as well as drive the elec-tricity cost downwards amidst the growing demand from commercial and domestic consumers.

Read more: The Independent



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