Evelyn Anite, State Minister of Finance for Investment & Privitisation(centre) and UEGCL CEO Dr.Eng. Harrison Mutikanga(Right) witness as Dr. Stephen Robert Isabalijja(Left) hands to Eng.Proscovia Margaret Njuki the Chairpersonship of UEGCL
UEGCL outgoing Chairperson Dr.Stephen Robert Isabalijja (left) exchange the instruments of Power with incoming Chairperson Eng. Proscovia Margaret Njuki (right)
Dr.Eng.Harrison Mutikanga(right) toegther with the UETCL Deputy CEO recieve the Deeds of assigment for contract administration powers for the 600MW Karuma and 183MW Isimba Hydro Power Projects
UEGCL and ESKON Uganda Board of Directors meet to heighten their collaboration and enhance energy efficiency in the sector.
UEGCL CEO Dr.Eng. Harrison Mutikanga(2nd from right) recives the UIPE Presidential Citation award for his distinguished contribution to the Energy and Water Sector in Uganda.
UEGCL Board Chairman (second from right) together with the managment team meet the Prime Minister(center) at State House for a meeting as part of corporate stakeholder engagement).
UEGCL receives the vesting instruments for the takeover of the Maziba Gorge Small Hydro Power plant (1MW) from Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL).
A team of UEGCL Board members, CEO, UEGCL site team,the Owners Engineer and the EPC contractor inspect the progress at Karuma HPP dam.
The first construction crane goes up at the Karuma Power Intake.
Isimba Power House construction picture showing units 1-4 and spillways
His Excellency the President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (center) places his hand on a bulb together with Minister of Energy and Mineral Development Hon. Eng Irene Muloni, H.E Chinese Ambassador to Uganda Mr.Zhao Yali, the President of CWE Mr. Wangyu during the first Concrete Placing ceremony at IsimbaHPP as Dr. Eng Harrison Mutikanga CEO of UEGCL (extreme left), Dr. Stephen Robert Isabalija Board chairman of UEGCL (second from left) and the Finance Minister Hon. MatiaKasaija(extreme right) look on.

UEGCL is a body corporate, incorporated under the Companies’ Act (Cap 110), the Laws of Uganda and in conformity with the Electricity Act, 1999. The company was incorporated in March 2001 to operate and maintain the formerly UEB’s Generation Stations at Nalubaale and Kiira Power Stations, and to complete the construction of Kiira Power Station.

UEGCL’s mandate changed from operations and maintenance of the Electricity Generation Complex in Jinja (NPS and KPS) to concession monitoring when the complex was concessioned out to a concessionaire (ESKOM (U) Ltd) for 20 years effective April 2003. The change in mandate requires UEGCL to ensure that the complex is operated and maintained in accordance with the acceptable utility standards, and preservation of the facilities. With the completion of Kiira Power Station, UEGCL moved on to development of other large and small hydropower stations in various parts of the country.


To be the leading power producer in the Great Lakes Region


To sustainably generate reliable, quality and affordable electricity for socio-economic development.


• To generate power that will be able to meet the ever growing needs of the domestic market and a surplus that          will be exported to neighboring countries.
• To monitor the operation and maintenance of existing plants.
• To oversee the efficient production of electricity power in the country.
• To monitor the effects of electricity generation on the environment and develop appropriate policies in line with      International Standards.
• To engage in research and consultancy so as to contribute to the development of the energy sector.
• To develop the organization to enable it fulfill and deliver on its mandate and project a positive image


• Increase hydropower installed capacity by 50% from 380 MW to 1,163 MW by 2018;
• Grow revenues by an average of 45% per year;
• Improve the financial health from loss of 11 billion to a profit of 2 billion in three years;
• Optimization of costs and operations to generate more electricity during peak load hours;
• Improve investment and operational efficiency with the aim of being the low cost generator in the region to              support government initiatives of keeping tariff affordable and competitive;
• Stepped up condition monitoring of ageing assets at Nalubaale power station for improved performance with          respect to plant availability and reliability;
• UEGCL accreditation to ISO Standards for QMS, Asset Management, Safety & Environment;
• Establishing a Training Centre and Professional Services Unit for sustainable energy systems
• Build local capacity for operation and maintenance of Karuma and Isimba Hydropower plants and support              government initiatives of providing employment to the youth.


• Integrity
• Innovation
• Accountability
• Safety
• Sustainability


Head office
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited
TEL. +256 312 372165
Fax: +256 414251057
Email: info@uegcl.co.ug
Website: www.uegcl.com

Branch Office
Plot 2-8 Faraday Road, Amberly Estate
P. O. Box 1101, Jinja
Tel: +256 43 120 891

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