600 MW more Power
His Excellence Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on August 12 2013 officiated at the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the eagerly awaited for 600MW Karuma Hydro power project along River Nile. The development of the project contracted to Sino Hydro Corporation Limited of China will cost US$1.4 billion with another US$290million going to the transmission lines. The project is expected to take 4-5 years and the plant is expected to be ready by 2018.
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