The Pabbo Hybrid Battery Energy Storage System is a 25,600kW energy storage project located in Pabbo, Northern, Uganda. The rated storage capacity of the project is 100,000kWh.

The project was announced in 2020.

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The Pabbo Hybrid Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by Eleqtra. The project is owned by Eleqtra (100%).

The key application of the project is spinning reserve, generation shifting.

Contractors involved

Eleqtra is the owner. Eleqtra is the developer.

Additional information

The Project will provide storage of approximately 180 MWh per day of net dispatchable energy for its lifetime of 20+ years using a stored energy system to ensure plant availability to supply the grid and be dispatched when power is needed. The Project will provide much needed grid support to Uganda, spinning reserve, generation shifting from overnight hours to dispatchable peak and super-peak hours.

About Eleqtra

Eleqtra Ltd (Eleqtra), formerly Eleqtra (Infraco) Limited, is a project development and investment firm. The company’s service offerings include construction, project or plant development, equity investments, operations and portfolio management. Eleqtra invests in infrastructure projects focused on power and energy; agriculture, water, sewage, and transportation sectors. Infraco’s projects comprise Mwambwa Hydropower and Solar PV; Pavua Hydropower, Chiansi Irrigation Infrastructure, Lake Albert Infrastructure Services and Kalangala Infrastructure. The company’s projects are located in Cape Verde, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Senegal, South Africa, Uganda, and Zambia. Eleqtra is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK.


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