Nyamagasani 2 Hydro Power Project


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 6MW
Expected CO2 emission reductions 15,000 tCOeq/annum
State of development In operation

The Nyamagasani 2 project is a 6.0 MW run-of-river hydro power plant utilizing the hydro power potential of the river Nyamagasani as it drops 140m in a series of rapids, in and around the village of Kyarumba in the foothills of the Rwenzori mountains in Western Uganda. The project is connected to the Ugandan national grid. The project is in operation since.

Frontier Involvement

In January 2014, DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund, became majority shareholder in the project company, Nyamagasani 2 HPP Ltd., with a view to finalize project development and provide equity for the construction of the project.