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Who will consume Uganda's expensive electricity?
The Norwegian Ambassador to Uganda Suzan Eckey quoting a ministry of finance report said that the average Ugandans can only afford to spend 18,000 shillings on electricity, and wondered how such a Ugandan is expected to spend 400,000 shillings on getting a connection, and 700 shillings per unit.

The problems of power shortage generated the impetus to invest in more power generation but this, in turn, has brought with it another challenge of distribution exposing a critical part of the country's planning.

Now the government must move fast to match the distribution with the generation which in two years will see nearly 800 megawatts added to the country’s power supply.

The Norwegian Ambassador to Uganda Suzan Eckey quoting a ministry of finance report said that the average Ugandans can only afford to spend 18,000 shillings on electricity, and wondered how such a Ugandan is expected to spend 400,000 shillings on getting a connection, and 700 shillings per unit.