Monday, August 29, 2016

Uganda: Toshiba to Help Develop Potential 500 MW of Geothermal Energy

Toshiba Corporation to invest in Uganda’s geothermal power (New Vision)

Uganda has rich geothermal potential, equivalent to 500 megawatts

Japan’s Toshiba Corporation has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Uganda’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) on a comprehensive partnership in geothermal power.

The agreement will see the parties collaborate in power generation projects, including personnel development, according to statement released Sunday by the energy ministry.

Toshiba will collaborate in the development and supply of major equipment for a geothermal power plant, create operation and management guidelines, and cooperate in personnel development, the statement said.

Toshiba American Energy Systems Corporation (TAES) will be exhibiting at the GRC Annual Meeting & GEA GEOEXPO+EOEXPO+, October 23-26 in Sacramento, California, USA.

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