Bujagali Hydro Plant Quick Facts

  • Gross capacity: 255MW
  • Turbine efficiency: 94.7%
  • Generator efficiency: 98%
  • Gravity dam height: 30m
  • Power factor: 0.85
  • Gross head: 21.9m
  • Rated flow: 259cms
  • Water reservior size: 388ha

“Access to infrastructure, specifically reliable and affordable power, is critical to attract investment and promote growth. The successful implementation of the Bujagali project will help alleviate poverty and improve the quality of life in Uganda.”

Lutaf KassamGroup Managing Director, Industrial Promotion Services

Project Partners

  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • European Investment Bank (EIB)
  • IDA Lenders – Absa bank, Nedbank, Standard Chartered bank and Fortis
  • African Development Bank (AfDB)
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)
  • Alstom Hydro
  • Deutsche Investitions -Und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG)
  • Agence Francaise de Development (AFD)
  • Scatec
  • IPS Kenya Limited
  • Sithe Global (part of the Blackstone Group)
  • Bujagali Holding Power Company Limited
  • SN Power Invest Netherlands
  • Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij Voor Ontwikkelingsslanden (FMO)
  • Societe De Promotion et de participation pour La Cooperation Economique (Proparco)
  • Salini Impregilo
  • The Government of Uganda
    • Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD)
    • Directorate of Water Development (DWD)
    • National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
    • Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MOFED)
  • O&M Energy Uganda Limited
  • Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC)

Bujagali Energy Limited operates under agreements with Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL), the Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Finance and is regulated by the Electricity Regulatory Authority (“ERA”) in Uganda.