Katwe-Kikorongo Geothermal Power Plant is a 200MW geothermal power project. It is planned in Western, Uganda. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed by AAE Systems and Katwe Geothermal Power Project. The project is currently owned by Katwe Geothermal Power Project.

Katwe-Kikorongo Geothermal Power Plant will run at a temperature of 150 Degree Celsius.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. 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 at the rate of $0.08kWh. The offtake capacity is expected to be 200MW.

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This content was updated on 10 November 2023

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.