Project General Description
The project involves the construction and operation of a hydropower plant in Buseruka located in Hoima District to the West of Uganda. The plant has a capacity of 9 MW. The major component of works involves the construction of: (i) a 150,000 m³ capacity dam, (ii) a 1.4 Km long power channel and fore bay, (iii) the 1.1 Km long penstock, a power house and (iv) electro-mechanical works. It also involves the erection of a 46-km 33 kV evacuation line for grid connection as well as the extension of transmission and distribution networks to areas that are currently not served by the national utility company, Uganda Electric Transmission Company Ltd (UETCL).
The project beneficiaries are the entire population of Uganda, rural communities in Hoima Disctrict, and Uganda Electric Transmission Company Ltd (UETCL).