Original disclosure @ AFDB website
Updated in EWS Dec 6, 2019
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The project is a design, construct and operate type with a 42 MW (4x10.5MW turbines) turnkey run-of-river hydropower plant (HPP) with an annual output of 281 GWh along the Achwa river, in Gulu district, Northern Uganda, including a 38km access road. Client intends to implement in total five plants (109MW) in the region, Achwa 2 being the first one. This greenfield plant shall be interconnected to the grid by a 140km transmission line (t-line) to the substation at Lira to be constructed by the Uganda Electricity and Transmission Company Limited ("UETCL").
AMMAR Tarek Saleh Mostafa, PESD0
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