ACTIVITIES SUPPORTED BY THE GIS UNIT IN THE MINISTRY OF ENERGY
The GIS (Geographic Information System) Unit under the Directorate of Energy Resources Development is responsible for collecting, managing and analyzing all kind of energy related data together with their geographic location in a computerized information system and visualize it graphically in form of printable maps, web maps, diagrams and 3D models. Readmore...
RENEWABLE ENERGY PROMOTION
The key output for the department of Renewable Energy is to increase access to affordable, efficient and modern renewable sources of energy. Its roles, activities and outputs include; Coordinating and supervising key players and renewable energy activities in the country.
The Ministry together with various donors is strengthening the Biomass Energy Efficient Technologies Association (BEETA) through mobilization of members, sensitization, and market development to ensure the production and supply of efficient energy saving stoves and fuels. Readmore...
ENERGY FOR RURAL TRANSFORMATION (ERT) PROJECT PHASE III — RESETTLEMENT ACTION PLANS
The Government of Uganda is set to receive financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the Energy for Rural Transformation (ERT) Project Phase III under Additional Financing project restructuring and intends to apply part of the loan proceeds for Consultancy Services to undertake Project specific Resettlement Action Plans for the proposed 33kV Distribution lines and associated Low Voltage networks for: Amuru-Nwoya District Headquarters (Anaka) (App. 43km of MV and 9km of LV), Kiziranfumbi-Kidoma-Kikoob-Kyapoloni-Kabaare (App. 50km of MV and 21km of LV), Rubaare-Kakukuru-Kyempene (Approx. 26km of MV and 10km of LV). Download the RAP documents.PROGRESS OF IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL OIL AND GAS POLICY FOR UGANDA
The National Oil and Gas Policy for Uganda (NOGP), which was approved during 2008, is the key document guiding the development of the country's oil and gas sector. The Ministry presents this progress of implementation of NOGP to keep all stakeholders informed on developments in the country's oil and gas sector. Readmore...
GOVERNMENT OF UGANDA ISSUES PETROLEUM PRODUCTION LICENCES TO TULLOW UGANDA OPERATIONS PTY LIMITED (TULLOW) AND TOTAL E&P UGANDA B.V. (TOTAL)
KAMPALA, August 30, 2016 - The Minister of Energy and Mineral Development has today 30th August, 2016 granted eight (8) Petroleum Production Licences over oil fields in Exploration Area 2 (EA2) and Exploration Area 1 (EAI) respectively. Five Petroleum Production Licenses have been granted to Tullow Uganda Operations Pty Limited (Tullow), the operator for EA2, and three Petroleum Production Licences have been granted to Total E&P Uganda B.V. (TOTAL) the operator of EAI. Grant of these licences follows conclusion of the evaluation of the Applications for Production Licences over these fields earlier submitted by the two companies respectively. Readmore...