The 183.2-megawatt Isimba project was developed at a total cost of $567.7m. Of this, $482.5m (85%) was provided through a loan from the EXIM Bank of China, while the Government raised $85m (15%).
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The faces behind the Isimba Dam project
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The 183.2-megawatt Isimba project was developed at a total cost of $567.7m. Of this, $482.5m (85%) was provided through a loan from the EXIM Bank of China, while the Government raised $85m (15%).
Kajumba, control and instrumentations engineer

Twenty years ago, Isimba hydropower station was just an idea. Today, that idea has been transformed into reality.

Angelo Semugalu, senior civil engineer

 


The 183.2-megawatt project was developed at a total cost of $567.7m. Of this, $482.5m (85%) was provided through a loan from the EXIM Bank of China, while the Government raised $85m (15%).

 Nicholas Agaba, assistant project manager

The project was implemented by two government agencies, Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) and Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited (UETCL). 

Jonan Kiiza, public relations officer, Isimba project, UEGCL

 

 Michael Elimu Esim, generation manager

 Eng. Isaac Arinaitwe, chief projects officer

 

 Peter Otto, senior civil engineer UEGCL

 Eng. Chad Silas Akita, project manager Isimba

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