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Uganda Rural Electricity Access Project - Technical Assistance

Region
Eastern Africa
Sector
Energy
Scope
TA
Grant Amount
EUR 465,000
Total project cost
EUR 112,845,000
Status
Under disbursement
PFG Lead Financier
AfDB

Construction of 1,147 km medium voltage, and 808 km low voltage distribution networks, last mile connection to 58,206 rural households, 5,320 rural business centres and 1,474 rural public institutions to the grid and procure additional 20,000 connection materials, ready-boards, and pre-paid energy meters to intensify last mile connections near the existing grid in already electrified rural areas that do not require grid extension. In addition, procure 79,077 connection materials, ready-boards and pre-paid energy meters to intensify the last-mile connections near to the existing grid in already electrified rural and urban areas.

The EU-AITF TA grant will finance the studies for “electricity cost of service and affordability of tariffs” which will helps support the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) to determine the cost of service and affordability of electricity in order to continuously review and adjust the tariff to achieve cost-reflective, sustainable and affordable tariff levels in Uganda.  

As at 31 December 2017, the project implementation agency has finalized the procurement process for the recruitment of consulting firms for the study, the consultant mobilized and collected the necessary data and information for the studies and submitted the inception report.

12/2017