Invitation To the UMA-ERA Electricity Dialogue Aimed At Facilitating Increased Power Uptake By The Manufacturing Sector On 15th/02/2023, 11:00am At The Uma Head Office

by | Feb 13, 2023 | Policy & Advocacy

UMA is hosting a one-day dialogue aimed at addressing among others, the following salient issues:

  • Sensitization of UMA Members on how the Members can leverage the current electricity regulatory environment to tap into a reduction of power cost to US Cents 5/KWH
  • Sensitization of UMA Members on how manufacturers can purchase power directly from the generators/transmitters;
  • Sharing an update on the development of the Regulation (s) on the direct purchase of power for manufacturers;
  • Sharing of the progress made by the ESI to promote power reliability emanating from the increased outages and vandalization of electricity infrastructure across the country;
  • Sharing of possible PPP Projects in the ESI to explore the possibility of attracting the participation of UMA members;
  •  Sharing of UMA Tax Proposals to the Government of Uganda that can reduce revenue requirements for the ESI which is key for electricity tariff reduction.
  • Sharing on current constraints to Local Content Mainstreaming in the ESI that is impeding optimal post-COVID-19 recovery and Sharing of a comprehensive compendium of goods and services that the ESI can source locally.

The dialogue will be held on 15th February 2023, starting at 11:00 AM at UMA SHOW GROUNDS LUGOGO (Head Office) and will be chaired by Hon. Dr Ruth Nankabirwa; Minister of Energy and Mineral Development.

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