Lubilia Hydro Power Project

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The Project

Country Uganda
Fund DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund K/S (Fund 1)
Participation Co-Developer and lead equity
Type Run-of-river hydro
Capacity 5.4MW
Expected CO2 emission reductions 12,000 tCOeq/annum
State of development In operation

The Lubilia project is a 5.4 MW run-of-river hydro power plant utilizing the hydro power potential of the river Lubilia as it drops 264m in a series of rapids, in and around the village of Kawembe in the foothills of the Rwenzori mountains in Western Uganda. The project will be connected to the national grid. The project is in operation.

Frontier Involvement

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