WORLD Uganda's Karuma hydropower plant nearing completion

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Uganda's Karuma hydropower plant nearing completion

Xinhua

18:23, November 14, 2020

Local employees cast concrete for drainage ditch of the Karuma hydropower project under construction in the midwestern Ugandan district of Kiryandongo, Nov. 9, 2020. Chinese construction of Uganda's Karuma Hydro Power Plant has entered the finishing stage despite what seemed to be insurmountable challenges complicated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Deng Changyi, project manager of Sinohydro Corporation Ltd., the construction contractor, told Xinhua in a recent visit that works at the power plant reaches about 98 percent completion. When completed, the power plant will be the largest power-generating installation in Uganda.(Xinhua/Zhang Gaiping)

Aerial photo taken on Nov. 2, 2020 shows the Karuma hydropower project under construction along River Nile in the midwestern Ugandan district of Kiryandongo. Chinese construction of Uganda's Karuma Hydro Power Plant has entered the finishing stage despite what seemed to be insurmountable challenges complicated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Deng Changyi, project manager of Sinohydro Corporation Ltd., the construction contractor, told Xinhua in a recent visit that works at the power plant reaches about 98 percent completion. When completed, the power plant will be the largest power-generating installation in Uganda.(Photo by Jia Junwei/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Nov. 9, 2020 shows the substations of the Karuma hydropower project under construction in the midwestern Ugandan district of Kiryandongo. Chinese construction of Uganda's Karuma Hydro Power Plant has entered the finishing stage despite what seemed to be insurmountable challenges complicated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Deng Changyi, project manager of Sinohydro Corporation Ltd., the construction contractor, told Xinhua in a recent visit that works at the power plant reaches about 98 percent completion. When completed, the power plant will be the largest power-generating installation in Uganda.(Xinhua/Zhang Gaiping)

Photo taken on Nov. 8, 2020 shows a view of the Karuma hydropower project under construction in the midwestern Ugandan district of Kiryandongo. Chinese construction of Uganda's Karuma Hydro Power Plant has entered the finishing stage despite what seemed to be insurmountable challenges complicated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Deng Changyi, project manager of Sinohydro Corporation Ltd., the construction contractor, told Xinhua in a recent visit that works at the power plant reaches about 98 percent completion. When completed, the power plant will be the largest power-generating installation in Uganda.(Xinhua/Zhang Gaiping)

Aerial photo taken on July 11, 2020 shows the substations of the Karuma hydropower project under construction along River Nile in the midwestern Ugandan district of Kiryandongo. Chinese construction of Uganda's Karuma Hydro Power Plant has entered the finishing stage despite what seemed to be insurmountable challenges complicated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Deng Changyi, project manager of Sinohydro Corporation Ltd., the construction contractor, told Xinhua in a recent visit that works at the power plant reaches about 98 percent completion. When completed, the power plant will be the largest power-generating installation in Uganda.(Photo by Jia Junwei/Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on July 11, 2020 shows the Karuma hydropower project under construction along River Nile in the midwestern Ugandan district of Kiryandongo. Chinese construction of Uganda's Karuma Hydro Power Plant has entered the finishing stage despite what seemed to be insurmountable challenges complicated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Deng Changyi, project manager of Sinohydro Corporation Ltd., the construction contractor, told Xinhua in a recent visit that works at the power plant reaches about 98 percent completion. When completed, the power plant will be the largest power-generating installation in Uganda.(Photo by Jia Junwei/Xinhua)

Local employees work at the construction site of the powerhouse of the Karuma hydropower project in the midwestern Ugandan district of Kiryandongo, Nov. 8, 2020. Chinese construction of Uganda's Karuma Hydro Power Plant has entered the finishing stage despite what seemed to be insurmountable challenges complicated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.Deng Changyi, project manager of Sinohydro Corporation Ltd., the construction contractor, told Xinhua in a recent visit that works at the power plant reaches about 98 percent completion. When completed, the power plant will be the largest power-generating installation in Uganda.(Xinhua/Zhang Gaiping)

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