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The government of Ethiopia has received funds from the Agence Francaise de Development and the European Union Infrastructure Trust-Fund for works at the Tendaho Geothermal Power Project.

A portion of the funds have been earmarked to finance the contract of the drilling of six shallow and two deep geothermal wells at the Dubti field.

This project will be jointly implemented by the Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) and the Geological Survey of Ethiopia (GSE).

EEP and GSE will provide senior personnel to a project management unit that will manage the project, including making all planning and strategic decisions about the project.

Tender details

EEP intends to pre-qualify experienced drilling contractors for the provision of geothermal drilling services.

In order to pre-qualify, the applicants must meet certain experiences in providing similar drilling services, and resource requirements as detailed in the pre-qualification documents.

Interested eligible applicants may obtain the pre-qualification document and further information from the address below from 08:30am to 17:00pm local time.

It is expected that the call for bids for a full service drilling company will be made in May 2018.


A completed set of the pre-qualification document in English e-copy can be downloaded from or a hard copy can be obtained upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 500 ($18) in person starting from 05 March 2018 at the following Address:

Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP)

Head Quarter, Behind Awash International Bank Head Quarter

Procurement office

Ground Floor, Room Number 01

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


Tel: +251-115-580781

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