|Welcome To UEDCL|
Uganda Electricity Distribution Company Limited (UEDCL) is a limited liability company incorporated in Uganda under the Companies Act and started operations on 1st April 2001. The Government implemented a Power Sector Reform and Privatization Policy, which resulted in the separation of Uganda Electricity Board (UEB) into Generation, Transmission and Distribution successor companies.
The UEDCL, one of the successors of the Uganda electricity board is the owner of the electricity distribution network up to 33KV. The network was handed over to Umeme limited on the 1st march 2005, under a concession arrangement. Umeme Ltd is wholly owned by CDC Globeleq of UK.
UEDCL was privatized by the Government of Uganda (GoU) through a 20 year concession by bringing on board Umeme Ltd a private investor in the electricity distribution and supply business in order to:
The concession involved Umeme and other parties entering into a number of agreements, namely:
Subsequent to the concession of the electricity distribution business to Umeme, UEDCL,s role changed to:
The Lease and Assignment Agreement (LAA) involved the leasing of the distribution assets to Umeme to carry out electricity distribution and supply business; and embedded generation. The main features of the LAA include the following:
Umeme paid an upfront transaction fee to the Government of Uganda.
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UEDCL ContactsUEDCL Tower | 6th Floor
Plot 37, Nakasero Road
P.O.Box 7390 Kampala, Uganda
Telephone: 256 312 330300
Fax: 256 414 255600