Project Summary

Assignment Name:

Feasibility Study for the Proposed 220/400kV Masaka- Mbarara Transmission line projects

Country:

 UGANDA

Location within Country:

Masaka-Mbarara

Professional Staff Provided by Bidder (profiles):

Name of Client:

Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL)

No of Staff:

 4

Address:

 Plot 10 Hannington Road, P.O.Box 7625, Kampala, Uganda

No of Staff-Months; Duration of Assignment: 9

Start Date (Month/Year):

30th July 2014

Completion Date (Month/Year):

2nd April  2015

Approx. Value of Services (in Current EUROS):

EUR 346,339.40

Name of Associated Consultants, If Any:

Feedback Infra Pvt,India and Application Europeenne de Technologies et Services(AETS), France

No of Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Consultants: 12 Months

Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) Involved and Functions Performed:

Consultant Team Leader/: Hemang Gajab

Local  Coordinator: Eng. Norbert Semitala

Narrative Description of Project:

As part of its commitment towards providing quality and reliable power, Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL), Uganda’s single buyer and seller operator of electricity through the help of the Government of the Republic of Uganda, embarked on the elimination of transmission bottlenecks in Western Uganda as well as enhancing cross border regional power trade through the construction of 220/400kV Masaka-Mbarara transmission line, substation extensions at Masaka west and Mbarara substations as one of the identified projects to serve as the backbone of the intended purpose.

NS Engineering Associates Limited under Feedback Infra Pvt Limited India was awarded the sub consultancy to provide technical studies i.e. Line routing and Environmental, Social Impact assessment Scoping for the Proposed 220/400kV Masaka- Mbarara Transmission line projects.

Description of Actual Services Provided by Your Staff:

  • Line route surveys
  • Transmission Line route selection
  • Environmental Scoping
  • Logistics and Data collection support
  • Quality Assurance
  • Stake holder interactions

 

 

Assignment Name:

Project Management and Engineering Consultancy  Services for Power Distribution Infrastructure Construction and Refurbishment

Country:

UGANDA

Location within Country:

Kawanda, Lugogo, Kitante (Kampala)

Professional Staff Provided by Bidder (profiles):

Name of Client:

Umeme Limited

No of Staff:

4

Address:

2nd Floor, Rwenzori House Plot 1 Lumumba Avenue, P.O.Box 23841, Kampala, Uganda

No of Staff-Months; Duration of Assignment: 6

Start Date (Month/Year):

4th February 2013

Completion Date (Month/Year):

25th February 2014

Approx. Value of Services (in Current US$):

USD 250,000

Name of Associated Consultants, If Any:

Mott MacDonald Uganda Limited

No of Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Consultants: 12 Months

Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) Involved and Functions Performed:

Consultant Team Leader/: Abueng Jimson Lekanyang

Distribution Systems and Substation Engineer: Eng. Norbert Semitala

Narrative Description of Project:

As part of its commitment towards providing quality and more reliable power, Umeme Limited, Uganda’s largest electricity distributor, embarked on network upgrade, an investment which will, over the next seven years, accumulate to over 340 million US dollars. For this year, due its urgency, a total investment of USD 15 million approximately projects involving cables, overhead lines and substations in Kampala, Luweero and Iganga were initiated.

NS Engineering Associates Limited under Mott McDonald Uganda was awarded the sub consultancy to provide Engineering and Project management consultancy services for the 33kV Overhead lines to include Construction of new lines (45km of Kawanda-Busunju and 18km of Luweero-Lumpewe) and Refurbishment of existing lines (6.5km Kireka-Kiwanga and 7.2km Lugogo-Kisugu-QueensWay).

Description of Actual Services Provided by Your Staff:

  • Preparation of tender documents for contractors
  • Engineering design and approval of drawings submitted by contractors
  • Project cost management
  • Contract management , Supervision of construction and installation works
  • Testing of equipment before and after installation
  • Preparation and submission of reports to the client

 

Assignment Name:

Project Management and Engineering Consultancy  Services for Power Distribution Infrastructure Construction and Refurbishment

Country:

UGANDA

Location within Country:

Kawanda, Lugogo, Kitante (Kampala)

Professional Staff Provided by Bidder (profiles):

Name of Client:

Umeme Limited

No of Staff:

4

Address:

2nd Floor, Rwenzori House Plot 1 Lumumba Avenue, P.O.Box 23841, Kampala, Uganda

No of Staff-Months; Duration of Assignment: 6

Start Date (Month/Year):

4th February 2013

Completion Date (Month/Year):

25th February 2014

Approx. Value of Services (in Current US$):

USD 150,000

Name of Associated Consultants, If Any:

Mott MacDonald Uganda Limited

No of Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Consultants: 12 Months

Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) Involved and Functions Performed:

Consultant Team Leader/: Abueng Jimson Lekanyang

Distribution Systems and Substation Engineer: Eng. Norbert Semitala

Narrative Description of Project:

As part of its commitment towards providing quality and more reliable power, Umeme Limited, Uganda’s largest electricity distributor, embarked on network upgrade, an investment which will, over the next seven years, accumulate to over 340 million US dollars. For this year, due its urgency, a total investment of USD 15 million approximately projects involving cables, overhead lines and substations in Kampala, Luweero and Iganga were initiated.

NS Engineering Associates Limited under Mott McDonald Uganda was awarded the sub consultancy to provide Engineering and Project management consultancy services for the new cable routes Kampala North-Nakasero, 3.5km and Lugogo-Kitante-Queensway, 2.5km

Description of Actual Services Provided by Your Staff:

  • Preparation of tender documents for contractors
  • Engineering design and approval of drawings submitted by contractors
  • Project cost management
  • Contract management, Supervision of construction and installation works
  • Testing of equipment before and after installation
  • Tracking and managing project progress and submission of reports to the client

 

Assignment Name:

Project Management and Engineering Consultancy  Services for Power Distribution Infrastructure Construction and Refurbishment

Country:

UGANDA

Location within Country:

Kawanda, Lugogo, Kitante (Kampala)

Professional Staff Provided by Bidder (profiles):

Name of Client:

Umeme Limited

No of Staff:

4

Address:

2nd Floor, Rwenzori House Plot 1 Lumumba Avenue, P.O.Box 23841, Kampala, Uganda

No of Staff-Months; Duration of Assignment: 6

Start Date (Month/Year):

4th February 2013

Completion Date (Month/Year):

25th February 2014

Approx. Value of Services (in Current US$):

USD 500,000

Name of Associated Consultants, If Any:

Mott MacDonald Uganda Limited

No of Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Consultants: 12 Months

Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) Involved and Functions Performed:

Consultant Team Leader/: Abueng Jimson Lekanyang

Distribution Systems and Substation Engineer: Eng. Norbert Semitala

Narrative Description of Project:

As part of its commitment towards providing quality and more reliable power, Umeme Limited, Uganda’s largest electricity distributor, embarked on network upgrade, an investment which will, over the next seven years, accumulate to over 340 million US dollars.For this year, due its urgency, a total investment of USD 15 million approximately projects involving cables, overhead lines and substations in Kampala, Luweero and Iganga were initiated.

NS Engineering Associates Limited under Mott McDonald Uganda was awarded the sub consultancy to provide Engineering and Project management consultancy services for the construction of new substations (15/20MVA Queens Way 2 substation and 2.5MVA Lumpewe substation), Extension of Switch gear control panel in existing substations (Kitante substation and Kireka substation) and capacitor bank design.

Description of Actual Services Provided by Your Staff:

  • Preparation of tender documents for contractors
  • Engineering design and approval of drawings submitted by contractors
  • Project cost management
  • Contract management , Supervision of construction and installation works
  • Testing of equipment before and after  installation
  • Tracking and managing project progress
  • Preparation and submission of reports to the client

 

We have provided cutting-edge solutions to clients in the public and private sectors. Our project teams operate as a customer-controlled unit, giving top priority to customer needs. The communication channels are completely transparent to the customer. The project team is an empowered entity, designed to give quick response to the customer. Some of the other projects NS Engineering Associates has worked on are highlighted below:

 

Consultancy services of Readiness for Investment in Sustainable Energy(RISE) on country-level data collection, 2015

Location: Uganda  

 Status: Complete

Client: World Bank Group

 

World Bank-funded Output Based Aid (OBA) project to enhance access to electricity  in rural areas.

Location: Uganda

 Status: Ongoing

Client: REA

Technical planning, design and construction supervision for solar-powered mini-piped water schemes in rural areas, 2013

Location: Uganda

 Status: Complete

Client: Ministry of Water and Environment

     

Implementation phase of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) UN initiative in Uganda, 2014

Location: Uganda 

 Status: Complete

Client: Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development

Technical advisory services on retainer basis

Location: Western Uganda

 Status: Ongoing

Client: Ferdsult Engineering Services Ltd 

Consultancy services for electrical engineering design and construction supervision on Masengere building, 2014

Location: Kampala

 Status: Complete

Client: Buganda Kingdom Government

     

Technical Consultancy Services in respect of the case between BM Technical Services Vs Umeme limited

Location:Western Uganda

 Status: 2015

Client: Umeme(U) Limited

Sub consultancy Services for Review of the Power Sector reforms in Uganda,2016

Consultant: AF Mercados

Location: Uganda

Status: Ongoing

Client: Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development  

 


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Contact: Eng. Norbert Semitala