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2016
Uganda Launches East Africa's Largest Solar Power Plant

Uganda Launches East Africa's Largest Solar Power Plant

28 Dec 2016

Uganda has launched a 19 million U.S. dollar solar power plant In the remote eastern district of Soroti, of the country.The project which is the largest in East Africa, is the latest addition to Uganda’s power generation plants, to feed its increasing demand for power as the east African country strives to fast track its development.

The plant run by Access Power Middle East and Africa and Luxembourg-based Eren Renewable Energy will power over 40,000 rural households in eastern Uganda.

Managing Director Project Origination at Access, Vahid Fotuhi, told Xinhua at the launch of the plant that although the station has a nominal capacity of 10MW, it is scalable to 20MW.

Source:
http://www.africanews.com/2016/12/14/uganda-launches-east-africa-s-largest-solar-power-plant/

 

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