Uganda: Karuma, Isimba to Boost Uganda's Energy Needs

[Observer]The construction of Karuma and Isimba hydro power dams are expected to boost the availability of electricity in the country, and spur the much-needed seven per cent economic growth that Uganda is targeting in the medium term, government officials say. Currently, Uganda has a total installed capacity of just over 800 megawatts. The current supply is estimated at just over 500 megawatts. The demand for electricity, meanwhile, is growing at 10 per cent, which means the generation capacity is still insufficien