Africa Renewables: Progression continues on EAIF-backed hydro and solar projects in Uganda and Mozambique

SCATEC SOLARTwo energy projects in Africa that have received funding from the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) have recently made progress in development.

The 5.4MW Lubilia Kawembo Hydro (LKH) electricity generating station, located in Uganda, was commissioned on 28 June.

On the following day, 29 June, a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the launch of construction took place at the site of the 40MW Central Solar de Mocuba (CESOM) project in Mozambique.

Financing for the US$76mn CESCOM project was led by the International Finance Corporation (IFC), with the EAIF contributing $16.9mn.

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