East and Central Africa’s largest solar farm set to connect to the grid

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

The $25 million solar power project developed in conjunction with the Uganda Electricity Transmission Company Limited integrates a modern invertor plus power transformer solution designed to minimize energy losses. reports ESI-Africa.

GLAE director Michael Kearns revealed that the commercial operations start date (COD) for the project was achieved on 30 December 2018.

“With the achievement of a COD milestone, we are now ready to undertake the ceremonial commissioning of the largest solar power park in East and Central Africa at the earliest opportunity,” said Kearns.

Source: ESI-Africa