DEVELOPMENT OF UHURU HYDROPOWER PROJECT ALONG RIVER NILE

Statement on the proposed development of Uhuru hydropower project along River Nile in Kiryandongo and Nwoya Districts.

  1. The NDP II prioritized investments in energy infrastructure with a focus on the exploitation of the abundant renewable energy sources including hydropower, so as to increase power generation capacity from 825MW in 2012 to 2,500MW by 2020 and expansion of the national electric power grid network.

  1. In that regard, considerable progress has been made in the area of increasing electricity generation capacity through construction of large hydropower plants such as; Isimba Hydropower Plant (183 MW) that was commissioned in March 2019 bringing total installed capacity to 1202 MW; and Karuma Hydropower Project (600 MW) to be commissioned during the 1st Quarter of 2020. Readmore





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