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International Labour Day: President Museveni Honors Workaholic ERA’s Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako With Crested Crane Medal

The President of the Republic of Uganda, His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has awarded the Chief Executive Officer of the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA), Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako, the Crested Crane Medal in recognition of her outstanding service and contribution towards the growth of Uganda’s Electricity Supply Industry. The President awarded Eng. Waako the Crested…

Judicial Officers, State Attorneys Sensitized On New Electricity Act 2022

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has engaged Judicial Officers and State Attorneys on the new Electricity Amendment Act 2022 particularly to sensitize stakeholders on clauses to deter vandalism of electricity infrastructure. Eng. Ziria Tibalwa Waako the Chief Executive Officer of the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) while opening a sensitization seminar for judicial officers and state…

Vision 2040: Gov’t Constructs More 14 New Power Projects To Boost Economic Development

As one of the ways to attain the projected National Development Plan and Vision 2040 and to boost economic development, the government, through the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) is implementing 14 new power projects in various parts of the country, in a bid to expand the national Transmission Grid. The main objective of…

ERA Boss Eng. Waako On Why Industrial Consumers Pay Lower Power Tariffs Than Other Consumers

Although the Electricity Regulation Authority (ERA) acknowledges all power consumers, the demand for electricity by manufacturers remains 70%, that of other categories of consumers stands at 30%, yet the disparity in the tariffs remains a contentious issue, especially among consumers. Under Sections 10 and 75 of the Electricity Act 1999 as Amended, ERA approves the…

ERA Announces Standardized Complaints Handling Guidelines for Electricity Distributors

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has issued a set of Standardized Complaints Handling Guidelines for licensed electricity distributors, as one of the measures to effectively handle complaints from consumers. According to officials at ERA, the Complaints Handling Guidelines are designed to set a standard for Licensees to handle complaints in relation to their obligations under…

Power Regulator ERA Launches Consumer Interaction & Permits Installation Centre

In a bid to streamline the installation and supply of power in Uganda, the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has unveiled the Consumer Protection and Installation Permits Center (CPIPC), which shall be the main interface between the Authority and electricity consumers in all categories of consumption i.e domestic, commercial, medium industrial, large industrial, extra-large industrial and…

ERA Receives Courtesy Visit From UETCL Board, Pledges Continued Support For Social, Economic Transformation

The Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) has pledged continued support to the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL) . This happened on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 when the Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA) hosted the newly inaugurated board of UETCL on a courtesy visit at ERA House, Plot 5C-1 Third Street Lugogo, Kampala. The Minister of Energy…