Uganda bets on floating PV


Uganda Electricity Generation Company, a state-owned power utility, is seeking consultants to assess the country‘s potential to deploy floating PV power plants.

In a tender document, recently published on the Daily Monitor website, the utility said that the selected consultants will need to conduct analytical studies on the prospects for floating PV technology in Uganda. It did not include any other details. Interested consultants will have until Oct. 25 to submit their proposals.

Uganda has strong potential to combine floating PV with hydropower, as it relies almost entirely on four hydroelectric power dams for its power supplies. Several more facilities are now being developed or constructed.

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