Isimba (183MW) Hydro Power project, on Monday 9 July played host to the commission of inquiry into land matters in Uganda. Led by Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, the 7 member commission visited the Isimba project site on invitation of the Project steering committee, ‘to look into the matters of exaggerated claim on the rock and delayed land compensations of the Project Affected Persons PAPs’.
Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) today the 29 June 2018 hosted the technical team from Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED) at the Isimba (183 MW HPP).
The meeting was composite of the implementing stakeholders who included Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD), Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL), Artelia-KKATT consortium (the Isimba HPP Owners engineer) and China International Water & Electric Corporation-the Isimba HPP EPC contractor
General project progress at Isimba (183MW) hydro Power project is at over 80% while the installation of the turbine parts (electro-mechanical components) is way past the 60% mark as the project heads into its last five months on its completion schedule. This, according to the Project Steering Committee PSC, is commendable progress and provides the much-needed hope that the Isimba hydro power dam will be on the grid by this years end.