Umeme to consume Shs7b on electrical links to Buikwe MMP Industrial Park. Umeme will consume $1.810m (Shs6.6b) on lines from Nalubaale Owen Falls Dam in Jinja District to MMP Industrial Park in Buikwe District.
Buikwe MMP Industrial Park Development is reserved by Umeme to start one month from now and wrapped up before the current year’s over.
In addition, the money will go to the upgrading of the existing two lines from Nalubale to Njeru substation. Similarly, raising two strong shaft lines from the substation to the diversion focus and on switchgear which will e did by Umeme.”However, we need to present arrangements to have the alternative to supply the mechanical park in Buikwe,” Mr. Enos Kabuye. The Umeme senior organizing and arrangement specialist stated
As demonstrated by Mr. Blasio Kasobya, a customer of Umeme customer help engineer. However, the power usage in Jinja and Kayunga is at 10 megawatts and 7 megawatts independently. Therefore, this will manufacture given that the mechanical park alone will require 12 megawatts for the start.
In other words, the Ministry of Finance has budgeted $300m, it will run five years to set up 20 mechanical workplaces.
However, in 2019 Uganda Investment Authority report shows that among the assembling plants. They will be worked in the diversion focus fuse Nile Transformers, Nile Agro, Nile Aluminum, Nile Batteries, Nile Wheat. Auro Meera Paper, Modern Distillers, Modern Laminates, Nile GM Plastics, and Modern Rubber and Cable.
Others are Mayuge Sugar, Kamuli Sugar, G. M. Sugar, Modern Allied and Footwear, Modern Heavy Engineering. H. K. Adventures, Bushenyi Cotton, C. N. Cotton, Lukonge Ginnery, and Modern Textiles for instance.