In a significant development alleviating some of East Africa’s chronic electricity shortages, the 250 megawatt Bujagali Hydropower plant will bring its first 50 megawatt unit online in November, and the following month Nyagak will begin producing 3.6 megawatts, adding an additional 53.6 megawatts to Uganda’s National Grid.

Uganda’s Minister for Energy and Mineral Development, Irene Muloni said, "The project is in its advanced stages and we are expecting the first unit of 50 megawatts to come

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