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President Museveni And Chinese Investors Discuss Hydropower Projects

President Meeting Chinese Investors To Discuss Hydropower Projects

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President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Monday held a meeting with a delegation of Chinese investors, led by Mr. Yang Yi Xin, the Vice President of Sinohydro Corporation Limited at State House, Entebbe, focusing on how to enhance cooperation in hydropower projects within Uganda.

Sinohydro Corporation Limited, a Chinese state-owned hydro power engineering and construction company, was contracted by the Ugandan government to build Shs5.6 trillion Karuma Hydropower station in Kiryandongo District.

Mr. Xin highlighted the significant strides made in the 400kV Olwiyo-Nimule transmission line and the associated substations project, emphasising its crucial role in Uganda’s power master plan.

The discussion expanded to include the Kiba Hydropower Plant, poised to increase Uganda’s energy capacity significantly.

On the other hand, Mr. Lui Kai, the Vice President of Power Channel International, provided updates on the Karuma Hydropower Project’s progress, showcasing successful testing, commissioning, and synchronisation with the national grid.

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