Oriang is a 392MW hydro power project. It is planned on Kyoga Nile river/basin in Northern, Uganda. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Hydropower||392||–||392||Permitting||Northern, Uganda||Mota Engil Africa|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Mota Engil Africa.
Oriang is a run-of-river project. The project cost is expected to be around $725.22m.
The hydro power project consists of 4 units of francis turbines.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project will be sold to Uganda Electricity Transmission under a power purchase agreement.
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