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KenGen commences drilling for Ethiopia Electric Power geothermal well

Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has commenced drilling the first geothermal well for Ethiopia Electric Power (EEP) company.

Ethiopia: Tender for the provision of power supplies

The government of Ethiopia has received additional financing from the International Development Association (IDA) to be used for the Electricity Network Reinforcement and Expansion Project (ENRAP). Government intends to apply part of the proceeds towards payments...

Ethiopia seeks to install four solar PV projects

The Ethiopian government recently announced the commencement of a tender for four solar PV projects, scheduled to be released in late April or early May 2019.

Mini-grids appraised as an energy access champion

Conversations at the 20th edition of the Future Energy East Africa conference in Nairobi, Kenya in September 2018 were indicative of a region embracing change.
tariff hikes

Ethiopian government considers increasing electricity tariffs

Ethiopians have been enjoying low electricity tariffs for over a decade compared to their neighbouring countries in the east African region; however, that may change soon as government plans to increase tariffs four-fold. According to...

EEP Africa opens window of opportunity for clean energy projects

Last week, the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) and EEP Africa officially opened the EEP Africa Innovation window for new proposals at the African Utility Week conference. The Energy and Environment Partnership covering Southern and East...