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(From New Vision (Uganda) - AAGM)
Byline: Frank Mugabi
West Nile gets as much as 18 hours of power supply and more, yet consumers pay less owing to the commissioning of a 1.5MW thermal plant in the region.
The plant, which was commissioned in February last year, increased electricity supply to Arua and Nebbi from four hours to 18 hours daily or more.
Power is switched on at 6:00am and switched off at midnight, sometimes running for 24 hours.
However, the region is not yet connected to the national grid at the Owen Falls Dam in Jinja.
The power is managed by West Nile Rural Electrification Company, a subsidiary of Aga …