Friday, April 19, 2013


PPA Signed for 150 MWe Geothermal Power Plant (

The Ugandan Government has signed a Power Purchasing Agreement (PPA) with AAE Systems, an American infrastructure firm based in Sunnyvale, California, to construct a 150 MWe geothermal power plant at Katwe in Kasese in Western Uganda.

The power will be contributed to the national power grid in about two years when the construction of the US1.2bn dollar project is expected to be completed. AAE is partnering with Katwe Geothermal, who are the local partners.

The agreement was signed Thursday by the Minister of Energy, Irene Muloni and the Director of the California based AAE Systems, Bryan Jones, at the Minister's Board Room.

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