Achwa 1 – Hydro – Uganda

Achwa 1 is a 42MW run-of-the-river hydropower plant located on the Achwa River, about 22 km north-west of the bridge on the Gulu-Kitgum road in Nothern Uganda. It is less than 200m upstream of the Achwa 2 project. The project will be evacuated along the Lira-Gulu-Agago 132kV transmission line being built by UETCL. The Power Purchase Agreement, Implementation Agreement and all permits for the project are in place. The project is expected to be constructed in 26 months and completed in Q1 2020. Site preparation is planned for Q1 2018.