Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE) in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), dubbed Ethiopian-German Energy Cooperation, organized an Innovation Competition on “Decentralised Energy Solutions for Ethiopia’’ launching event. There will be an official launch of the Energy Cooperation Website as well.
The virtual official launch is scheduled for 01 SEPTEMBER 2020.
With a goal of Mobilising Entrepreneurs and Researchers in Decentralised Energy Solutions for Ethiopia’’ the key topics of the discussion includes
Source: Press Release/ GIZ
You can apply on the Ethiopian-German Energy Cooperation website
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