TREND OF UGANDA’S INSTALLED CAPACITY

A steep increase in the installed capacity is observed from 2022 to 2023. The 32% increase from 1,404.4MW in 2022 to 1,847.5MW in 2023 is majorly attributed to the commissioning of the first 4 units of the 600 MW Karuma HPP bringing on board 400MW. This is in addition to other smaller power plants that became operational within the year 2023. . Download Detailed Statistics Here

 

 

Share of Installed Capacity by Technology Out of the total installed capacity of 1,847.5 MW attained in 2023, hydro contributed 1,510.9MW representing 81.8%, followed by Bagasse at 8%, Thermal at 5.4% while solar PV contributed 4.8%.