Hydro and CHP Feed-in-Tariff

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 9 December 2013

In accordance to the 1999 Electricity Act, the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited published, under the authority of the Electricity Regulatory Electricity, feed in tariffs for hydro power and co-generation.

Tariffs vary according to Peak (18.00 to 24.00 hrs), Shoulder (06.00-18.00 hours) and Off-peak (00.00-06.00) hours. Hydro power (years 1 to 6): USD 12.00 Cents/kWh, USD 6.40 Cents/kWh, USD 4.00 Cents/kWh. Hydro power (years 7 to 20): USD 9.00 Cent/kWh, USD 5.40 Cents/kWh, USD 1.50 Cents/kWh. Co-generation (years 1 to 6): USD 12.00 Cents/kWh,USD 6.00 Cents/kWh, USD 4.10 Cents/kWh. Co-generation (years 7 to 20): USD 8.00 Cents/kWh, USD 4.5o Cents/kWh, USD 4.00 Cents/kWh.

Such tariffs are valid for a 20 years period, decreasing from period 1 (Years 1 to 6) to period 2 (years 7 to 20).

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