Dr. Eng. Harrison Mutikanga(UEGCL CEO second from left) and Anil Ghatikar(director GOPA second from right exchange a signed contract for the NyagakIII Owner’s Engineer
GOPA-International Energy Consultants GmbH (Lead Member, Germany) in association with ZolletIngegneria (Joint Venture Partner, Italy) have been procured by Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) as Owner’s Engineer for the 5.5 MW Nyagak III Small Hydropower Project (SHPP) located on River Nyagak in Zombo District, West Nile Region.
Nyagak III SHPP is to be developed as a Public – Private Partnership by a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) (GenmaxNyagak Limited) formed between UEGCL and the procured Private Sector Partner, a consortium of Hydromax Limited and Dott Services Limited. The role of the Owner’s Engineer will be to carry out construction supervision of the project to ensure adherence to the work plan, budget, quality standards and Health, Safety and Environment standards by the SPV implementing the project.
The project has got support from the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW Development and the Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development (MoFPED), and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD).