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Mpanga small hydro project commissioned in Uganda

The Mpanga hydroelectric power project in Kamwenge District, Uganda, is now operational, news agencies reported.

The construction of the (US$13 million) project began in 2007 under the funding of South Asian Energy System contracted by a Sri Lankan-based NGO VSHYDRO, media reports indicate.

Mpanga small hydro station is situated at the location of Mpanga Falls, on the Mpanga River.

The 18-MW project is being developed by Africa Energy Management Systems.

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