Gov.t to connect Kalangala island with power submarine cable.

Gov.t to connect Kalangala island with power submarine cable.

Energy Minister Goretti Kitutu has commissioned the laying of a 33-kilovolt submarine cable through Lake Victoria to evacuate electricity from the mainland via Bukakata in Masaka District to Bugoma Island to the west Kalangala.

 

The shs32B project was awarded to CCC Beijing under Rural Electrification Agency in March.

 

The African Development Bank is financing the project under the Uganda Rural Electricity Access project to expand grid medium voltage and low voltage distribution networks spread over five service territories in 16 districts to provide last-mile connections to consumers.