Monthly Archives: July 2017

AfDB approves grant for 20MW biomass power plant in Uganda

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has agreed on a $1 million grant to support Earth Energy’s proposed 20MW biomass power plant in northern Uganda.

The total cost for the project is expected to be about $50-$70 million and it will take approximately 18 months to complete.

Uganda is currently dependent on hydroelectricity power – which gets affected by climate changes. The use of biomass power, on the other hand reduces the effects of climate change. (more…)