UK-based energy solutions provider, Great Lakes Africa Energy (GLAE), announced the completion of the development of the 24MW Kabulasoke solar power park in Uganda.

According to the Capital FM, GLAE has been acting as the lead financial and technical investor and forms part of the consortium comprising Uganda’s Xsabo Power Limited. The solar power project has been developed in conjunction with the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited.

GLAE director Michael Kearns, revealed that the commercial operations start date (COD) for the project, was achieved on Sunday, 30 December 2018. Once officially commissioned, the Kabulasoke project, which is said to be already connected to the national grid, will serve a population of more than 5 million in rural Uganda.

Source: ESI Africa