Our Vision: Universal access to electricity by 2035      Our Mission: Dedicated to socio-economic transformation of lives of Uganda’s rural communities by extending electricity services in an equitable and sustainable manner.                                                                                Our Vision: Universal access to electricity by 2035      Our Mission: Dedicated to socio-economic transformation of lives of Uganda’s rural communities by extending electricity services in an equitable and sustainable manner.

Word from E.D

Mr. Godfrey Turyahikayo

Executive Director

Electricity remains critical for Uganda to attain the growth trajectory and

socio-economic transformation of its fast-growing population. Since its inception in September 2003, the Rural Electrification Board through its Secretariat the Rural electrification Agency has made major miles stones in scaling up energy access in Uganda. Todate, the Agency has realized over 10,000km of Medium Voltage and approximately 7,000 Km


National Coverage

10% of Uganda's population currently have access to electricity. Download Government Strategy



RESP Target: 2022

Government strategy is to acheive 26% electricity coverage by 2022.




RESP Target: 2030

Government strategy is to acheive 51% coverage by 2030, and 100% by 2040

PROJECTS

PLANNED

279 Projects Planned

ON GOING

131 projects

COMPLETED

121 projects completed in 2016

Under
Procurement

27 projects are currently being procured


Download Rural Electrification Strategy and Plan 2013-2022

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Public Warning

Say No to Extortion

Do not be conned of your money by contractors to extend power lines to your premises. Report to REA any information relating to such practices

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NEWS & EVENTS

  • Deadline: Oct, 25
  • 4:30pm
  • Request for IEO
Notice of Expression of Interest for Provision of Consultancy Services

Procurement of an Individual Consultant to update the Rural Electrification Agency’s Risk Register 2009, conduct an Agency wide risk assessment and demonstration of a Risk-Monitoring Tool..

  • Article
  • June 12, 2016
  • Jemimah Akiror
Microgrids: The answer to accelerate the extension of power to off-grid areas

Having electricity is one of those things considered a right or a privilege depending on which part of the world you are. Research has shown that access to electricity is..

  • Sep, 21
  • 6:00pm
  • REA
Ground Breaking for Sheema District

Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu together with district officials participate in the ground breaking celemony for electricity connection to parts of sheema district

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