Ndugutu Hydro Power Project


The Project

Country Uganda
Fund Frontier Energy II
Participation Lead equity
Type Run-of-river hydro
Capacity 5.9MW
Expected CO2 emission reductions 13,000 tCOeq/annum
State of development In operation

The Ndugutu project is a 5.9 MW run-of-river hydro power plant utilizing the hydro power potential of the river Ndugutu as it drops 465m in a series of rapids, near the town of Bundibuggyo 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 June 2017, Frontier Energy II, became majority shareholder in the project company, Ndugutu Hydro Power Ltd., with a view to finalize project development and provide equity for the construction of the project.