Denmark’s Cowi A/S has been appointed to carry out a full feasibility study for the 20MW Earth Energy biomass project in Gulu, northern Uganda. The $650,000 contract has a one-year duration. Earth Energy Company Ltd received a $993,000 grant from the African Development Bank-managed Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa in 2016 for the study. Germany’s KfW and the US’ Power Africa are also backing the project, which is expected to buy agricultural waste from around 15,000 farmers in the north-west of the country.
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