His Highness the Aga Khan arrives for opening of Bujagali Hydropower and to mark 50 years of Uganda’s independence

Source: The Ismaili Org ***** Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives for opening of Bujagali Hydropower and to mark 50 years of Uganda’s independence Upon his arrival in Entebbe, Mawlana Hazar Imam is received by Dr James Mutende, Uganda’s State Minister for Industry. Photo: Gary Otte Entebbe, Uganda, 8 October 2012 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Entebbe today for the opening of the Bujagali…

Evolution of the 250 MW Bujagali Dam – Equities com news on partnership model between the Government, a consortium of the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development and US Blackstone affiliates

The 250megawatts (MW) Bujagali hydropower plant started commercial operation on August 1, doubling Uganda’s electricity supply. This was after successful completion of the mandatory reliability tests run for all the five units on June 13, which confirmed that the individual units were capable of delivering the unit contract capacity of 50MW, with five units operating…

2007 Aga Khan Golden Jubilee Flashback: The Launching of the Bujagali Dam; now set to open Monday October 8, 2012 for Uganda’s 50th anniversary – Simerg com

The Daily Monitor of Uganda reports that President Museveni and His Highness the Aga Khan will formally commission the $860 million (Shs2.1 trillion) Bujagali Hydro Power Project in Jinja on Monday, October 8, 2012. “Construction has come to completion. The new chapter is exciting for us, we are thrilled…” Mr Bill Groth, the Bujagali Energy Ltd’s resident construction manager, said…

Museveni, Aga Khan set to launch Bujagali – The Observer Uganda

Sunday, 23 September 2012 21:29 Written by Edward Ssekika As part of the activities to celebrate 50 years of independence, President Museveni and His Highness the Aga Khan are expected to officially inaugurate the just-completed Bujagali hydropower project. According to Mahmood Ahmed, the Resident Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network, the 250 megawatt Bujagali…

Museveni and the Aga khan to inaugurate Bujagali Hydropower Project on Oct.8 writes All Africa com. Also watch some archive videos

Uganda: Bujagali Provides 49 Percent of Country’s Electricity – All Africa com ***** President Yoweri Museveni and the Aghakan will on Oct.8 inaugurate the Bujagali Hydropower Project that currently produces 49 percent of the country’s energy requirements.(…) Read full article on All Africa Com World Bank Video NTV Video http://www.ntvuganda.co.ug/ The long awaited electricty generation…

President Commissions Nyagak Power Station – Media Centre Gov Uganda

Sunday, 16th September 2012 President Yoweri Museveni has commissioned Nyagak hydro- power station located in Zombo district with a call to the people of West Nile Region to seize the opportunity of the utility now at their disposal to develop both their area and also increase their house- hold income. The 3.5 Mega Watt hydro-power…

Bujagali adds 250MW to national grid – New Vision Uganda

Publish Date: Jun 17, 2012 newvision By Ibrahim Kasita The multi-million dollar Bujagali hydropower project has finally achieved and exceeded the 250MW contracted capacity, which has been added onto the national grid for consumption. “snip” The $860m Bujagali hydropower project was commissioned, unit by unit, in response to energy ministry’s strategic decision to replace the…

Energy turnaround in Uganda: New African hydropower plant Bujagali sets an example – KfW Entwicklungsbank News story

  Energy turnaround in Uganda ***** Now online: new African hydropower plant Bujagali sets an example KfW Entwicklungsbank and DEG financed USD 45 million Today Bujagali in Uganda will go online as Sub-Saharan Africa’s first privately developed hydropower plant. With an installed capacity of 250 MW, the power plant will increase Uganda’s available generating capacity…

Germany’s KfW and DEG financed $45 million in the construction of Bujagali Power project – KfW News in German language

  Donnerstag, 09. Februar 2012 Energiewende in Uganda ***** Erster Strom aus Bujagali – einem afrikanischen Wasserkraftwerk mit Modellcharakter KfW Entwicklungsbank und DEG mit 45 Mio. USD am Bau beteiligt Heute geht in Bujagali (Uganda) das erste privat entwickelte Wasserkraftwerk Subsahara-Afrikas ans Netz. Das Kraftwerk wird mit seiner installierten Leistung von 250 MW die verfügbare…

Uganda: Cheaper power after 13 years – New Vision com news

By Ibrahim Kasita and Henry Sekanjako The loans advanced to construct the 250 megawatt (MW) Bujagali hydropower plant will be repaid in 13 years of operations, state minister for energy Simon D’Ujanga has said. Appearing before the parliamentary committee on government assurances D’Ujanga said when the loan has been repaid, the unit cost from the…

Uganda: Bujagali Electricity Expected in November – By Frank Mugabi at All Africa Com

THE first electricity generation unit at the Bujagali hydropower project is expected to begin operations in four months, officials from Bujagali Energy Limited (BEL), the firm overseeing the project implementation, have revealed. The project’s deputy construction manager, Kenneth Kaheru, said efforts were underway to switch on the first 50MW unit and synchronise it with the…