Uganda: Voith wins Achwa River contract

Issue 328 - 23 Jul 2016 | 1 minute read
Germany’s Voith has signed a contract to supply electromechanical equipment to the 42MW Achwa River hydropower project on the border of Gulu and Pader districts. Work includes design, manufacturing, supply, transportation, testing and commissioning of all electromechanical parts. Achwa River is owned by Maji Power, a special purpose vehicle entirely owned by the Africa Renewable Energy Fund, which is managed by Berkeley Energy. It will comprise four vertical Francis turbines and vertical synchronous generators.

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