27Dec2016

Inauguration of the Soroti Photovoltaic Plant (Uganda), the largest solar plant in East Africa, designed and built by TSK

On Monday, December 12, the inauguration ceremony took place of the 10 MW Soroti Photovoltaic Plant (Uganda), organized by the promoters and owners of the plant - Access Power and EREN RE - and in which TSK had a prominent place having carried out the complete EPC of the plant and the 33 kV power transmission line.

The event was attended by Uganda’s Deputy Minister of Energy, the Chief Executive Officer of the Uganda Electricity Regulatory Agency (ERA) and ambassadors of the EU, Germany and the Netherlands, the main financiers of the project through the German (KfW) and Dutch (FMO) development banks.

Consisting of 32,680 photovoltaic panels, the new 10-megawatt plant is the first solar plant connected to the country's grid and will generate clean, low-carbon, sustainable electricity for 40,000 homes, schools and businesses in the area.
The project was developed under the Global Energy Transfer cooperation program - Feed in Tariff ("GET FiT"), a support scheme for the development of renewable energy projects in East Africa managed by the German Development Bank (KfW) , In this case in collaboration with the Electricity Regulatory Agency (ERA) of Uganda, and funded by the governments of Norway, Germany, the United Kingdom and the European Union.
Inauguration of the Soroti Photovoltaic Plant (Uganda), the largest solar plant in East Africa, designed and built by TSK