The Ethiopian Electric Power is going to sign contract agreements with independent power producers for the construction of geothermal power plants in Corbetti and Tulu Moye localities in the Oromia Regional State.
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(Adapted from thinkgeoenergy, 2017)
IFC is providing $20 million in equity funding to the Africa Renewable Energy Fund (AREF) managed by Berkeley Energy, replacing an investor that stepped out. AREF is invested in the Corbetti geothermal project in Ethiopia.
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The Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) is preparing to launch a combined tender for supplying two drilling rigs and accessories and drilling services and maintenance services for drilling of 8 -20 wells in Aluto, Ethiopia.
The 2018 Hydropower Status Report offers insights and trends on the hydropower sector. Now in its fifth edition, the report provides information and statistics on installed capacity and estimated generation by country and by region, articles by leading energy and environment ministers, and results of a sector-wide survey on the future of hydropower. In the report, Ethiopia tops Africa by having an installed capacity of 3822MW, followed by South Africa with 3,595 MW, Egypt with 2,844 MW and DR Congo with 2,593 MW.