Uganda gets Shs2.7bn from Sweden for solar energy

UEGCL Chief Executive Officer, Harrison Mutikanga and the Sweden Ambassador to Uganda Maria Hakanson signed memorandum of understanding in Kampala on Oct.12.

“The grant has been secured and the process to hire a consultant for the studies is ongoing,” Mutikanga said.

The study is envisaged to take approx.21 months starting in January 2022, with a focus on pioneering the floating solar development on either of the reservoirs at the hydropower plants of; Nalubaale, Kiira, Bujagali, Isimba or Karuma.

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