The project, which was commissioned on 7 October 2009 by the President of the Republic of Uganda H.E. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, features two horizontal Francis turbines with inner runner diameter of 1350mm, supplied by mavel. The Czech Republic-based firm also supplied generators, bifurcation, inlet valves and hydraulic units for the plant, which is owned by Tronder Power Limited.
The hydro power plant has head of 159 meters and flow of 2 x 5m3/sec. The plant was commissioned 19 months after project signing in March 2008.