The Board of Directors of Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) visited 600MW Karuma and 183MW Isimba Hydro Power Project site to assess the progress of the works.
In November 2016, UEGCL was granted full contract administration powers for the two Government flagship hydro power projects of Karuma and Isimba. The Board’s visits are part of the strategic guidance and overall direction to UEGCL in executing this mandate.
Led by the Chairperson Eng. Proscovia Margaret Njuki, “The Board has noted the
Progress so far made, but also observed a few issues that have been brought forward requiring urgent attention by the contractors if the projects should stay on course,” said UEGCL Board Chairperson Eng. Proscovia Margaret Njuki. “These include the absence of some much needed specialized expertise on site and the none conformity to agreed repair methods for previously observed cracks,” she added.