የኢትዮጵያ ማዕድን፣ ነዳጅና ባዮፊውል ልማት ኮርፖሬሽን ከኢትዮጵያ ስኳር ኮርፖሬሽን ጋር በመተባበር በ1.1 ቢሊዮን ብር ወጪ የኤታኖል ፋብሪካ ሊገነባ ነው፡፡ የኤታኖል ፋብሪካው የሚገነባው በደቡብ ኦሞ ኩራዝ ሦስት የስኳር ፋብሪካ ሲሆን፣ ኤታኖሉ የሚመረተው ከኩራዝ አንድና ኩራዝ ሦስት የሚወጣውን ሞላሰስ በማጣራት እንደሆነ ታውቋል፡፡ በማዕድን፣ ነዳጅና ባዮፊውል ልማት ኮርፖሬሽን የነዳጅና ባዮፊውል ዘርፍ ምክትል ዋና ሥራ አስፈጻሚ አቶ ናደው ታደለ ለሪፖርተር እንደተናገሩት፣ ኮርፖሬሽናቸው ከስኳር ኮርፖሬሽን ጋር ተባብሮ የኤታኖል ማምረቻውን መገንባት የሚያስችለውን ስምምነት ሰኞ መጋቢት 10 ቀን 2010 ዓ.ም. ተፈራርሟል፡፡
(BBC/Emmanuel Igunza, Feb 2018)
Rapidly increasing urbanisation in Africa means two things: more waste and greater demand for electricity. In Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, a new waste-to-energy plant is set to tackle both problems at the same time, by helping to dispose of three-quarters of the city's rubbish while generating enough electricity to power a third of the city.
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Aiming at playing a great role in the fast growing economy of Ethiopia and competitive incentive packages, affordable labor and improved infrastructure in the country, the Turkish giant, Turkish Industry Holding is to invest in power generating sector. The Chairman of Turkish Industry CO. Mr. Mehmet Coskun, the Vice President Mr. Hakim Alici and board member Mr. Ozan Semerci met Seleshi Bekele, PhD, the Minister of Water Irrigation and Electricity (MoWIE) yesterday at his office with the proposal of Electricity production power plant.
The Chairman stated that the power plant is gas fired cogeneration plant and the capacity will be 500mv, which will be one hundred per cent self-financed by Turkish Industry Holding and its co-partner AKSA Energy, another giant company in the energy sector.
Negotiations underway to sign implementation agreement for geothermal projects
The Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy announced that the Genale Dawa III Hydro Power Plant and the Aisha Wind Power Plant will soon join the national power grid.
The Ministry, which declared the lifting of rolling blackouts on Monday, disclosed that the new power plants would play a role in curbing the power shortage the country is facing. The Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy Sileshi Bekele (PhD) said that the Genale Dawa III hydro power plant, which has an installed generation capacity of 254 MW, will start generation in August 2019. Sileshi said work on the Genale hydro power project has been completed adding that it is under testing and commission work.