Ethiopian Energy^Power Business Portal

Ethiopia announced a Power Shading Program that will last two consecutive months starting from the beginning of May 2019 mainly due to a drop in the water levels of the hydroelectric dams resulting in production deficits, according to Dr. Seleshi Bekele, Minister of Water. Irrigation and Electricity Ministry, and Shiferaw Telila, CEO of Ethiopian Electric Utility, press release.

According to the press release, the current average production capacity of the hydroelectric power plants lowers to 1400MW resulting in up to 700MW gap to meet demand. The power rationing was therefore necessary to be able to manage the power demand and supply gap until the rainy season starts.  

 

You may read further on 

በግድቦች በተከሰተ ውኃ እጥረት የኤሌክትሪክ ኃይል በፈረቃ ማዳረስ ተጀመረ

Ethiopia starts rationing electricity for homes and industries

Ethiopia Begins Power Rations, Cuts Exports

Ethiopia encounters energy deficit amid water shortages in major plants

Lights out! the aftershock

Rolling blackout pinches cement industry

0
0
0
s2smodern

Add comment


Security code
Refresh