STATUS REPORT ON SOME OF THE MAJOR PROJECTS BEING UNDERTAKEN
For any country to realize real economic growth and development there must be sufficient access to Energy. Uganda as a country with such aspirations is working towards becoming a middle income economy and energy is one of the engines behind Socio-Economic transformation and development of a nation. Readmore...
GEOTHERMAL DEVELOPMENT IN UGANDA
Uganda is a geothermal country due to its geological location. It is endowed with a rift valley which is an extensional zone with a thinned earth crust.
The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development was restructured and a Department of Geothermal Resources was established under the Directorate of Geological Survey and Mines. The department will steer the development of Geothermal Resources in Uganda. Nationwide surveys of all known geothermal sites has been undertaken and a comprehensive inventory has been made complimented by preliminary assessment. Detailed surveys are being undertaken at Kibiro (Hoima), Panyimur (Nebbi), Buranga (Bundibugyo) and Katwe (Kasese). The pre-drilling surveys are aimed at locating drilling targets which will be subjected to exploration drilling very soon. Readmore...
ENERGY WEEK 2015
Energy Week is an annual campaign that focuses on sustainable use of energy and energy access. Energy Week, previously called Energy Efficiency Week started in 2005 with the aim of sensitizing the public about efficient utilisation of energy. Since then, it has become a popular event with over 100 key stakeholders participating. Readmore...
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Following the publication of Notice of Request for Qualification (RfQ) for Uganda’s Licensing Round for Petroleum Exploration, Development and Production on 25th February 2015 in which six blocks within the Albertine Graben were presented, the Ministry has received a significant number of Application for Qualification (AfQ) from companies across the Globe. Readmore...