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Uganda: Integrated energy approach to create energy for all

A newly launched Utilities 2.0 Twaake pilot project unites distributed renewable energy companies in Uganda to provide centralised and decentralised technology clean power solutions.

Uganda: Umeme loses billions to power theft

Uganda’s main electricity distribution utility, Umeme has reported a Shs98 billion ($27 million) loss through power theft between January and March 2021.

Over 1 million prepaid meters for Umeme

Uganda’s main electricity distribution company Umeme, like so many others across the continent, has faced numerous challenges over the years.

Umeme earmarks $15.2m for two power projects in Mbale district

Umeme is investing $15.2 million into two major power projects in the Mbale district to improve power supply quality and reliability in the region.
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Umeme raising the stakes, unveils $83.3m energy policy delivery plan

Meeting the Electricity Connections Policy 2018-2027 head-on, Umeme outlines the six areas it will invest its capital expenditure plan for 2020.
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Launch of Utilities 2.0 at African Utility Week

A coalition of energy sector leaders including Power for All, Umeme and The Rockefeller Foundation today launched Utilities 2.0 at African Utility Week.

African Power & Energy Elites Personality: David Birungi

The 2019 African Power & Energy Elites features David Birungi as one of the personalities. Birungi is the Manager Stakeholder Relations at Umeme LTD.

Getting to the crux of customer engagement

To understand the common challenges faced by utilities across Africa when it comes to customer engagement, ESI Africa delved into the topic with Umeme’s digital services manager, David Birungi. According to Birungi, utilities are struggling...

Harnessing the power of each kilowatt hour

The kilowatt hour (kWh) is a unit of trade for energy distribution utilities, which holds a hidden resource. Let’s examine why utilities should focus more on the kWh to increase revenue and manage loads. For...
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Uganda: Regulators conduct verification exercise on prepaid power meters

On Monday, the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) in partnership with power distributor Umeme and regulator the Electricity Regulatory Authority, embarked on a prepaid power meters verification exercise to determine the accuracy of...