Kakaka Hydro Power Project

Kakaka Hydro Power Project

The Project

Country Uganda
Fund Frontier Energy II
Participation Co-Developer and lead equity
Type Run-of-river Hydro
Capacity 4.5MW
Expected CO2 emission reductions 11,000 tCOeq/annum
State of development Under construction

The Kakaka project is a 4.5 MW run-of-river hydro power plant utilizing the hydro power potential of the river Ruimi as it drops 180m in a series of rapids, in and around the village of Nyakaka in the foothills of the Rwenzori mountains in Western Uganda. The project will be connected to the Ugandan national grid. The project is under construction.

Frontier Involvement

In April 2013, DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund, became majority shareholder in the project company, Greenewus Energy Africa Ltd, with a view to finalize project development and provide equity for the construction of the project.