Karuma power dam launch delayed again

Karuma hydropower dam under construction in Kiryandongo District. PHOTO/ FILE

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  • The company was incorporated in March 2001 to operate and maintain generation stations at Nalubaale and Kiira power stations, and to complete the construction of  Kiira Power Station.

The launch of the 600 MW Karuma Hydropower Dam has been delayed again. 
The Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL)  has announced they will now commission the hydro-electric power dam in June next year.
The dam, which was built by Sino-hydro Corporation, and whose commissioning has been extended more than twice, is planned for launch on June 22,  2022. 

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