Uganda’s electricity sector at a critical crossroads

As a Chinese bid threatens to disrupt Uganda’s electricity sector for the second time in a decade, the real choice is between consolidation and maintaining an indigenous foothold in one of the most profitable businesses in the country.

In what is being carefully described by government officials as an unsolicited bid, China Electric Power Equipment and Technology Company (CET), promises to resolve the reliability and quality challenges plaguing the grid through a $3 billion investment in what it calls SMART grid technologies.

Full article: Daily Monitor



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