Market News | POWER & ENERGY Ethiopia 2018

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  • East Africa- First Waste-To-Energy Plant to be Introduced in Ethiopia

    Posted on :Saturday , 2nd December 2017

    The Reppie thermal plant is being built in Ethiopia’s capital which will be commissioned by the beginning of 2018. It will incinerate approximately 1,400 tonnes of waste. This represents 80 percent of the city’s waste generation, accounting for 400,000 tonnes per year.

    This means that the power plant will provide electricity to 30 percent of its househol. . .

  • Ethiopia Unveils $375 Million National Electric Power Project

    Posted on :Saturday , 2nd December 2017

    The Ethiopian government unveiled a new 375 million U.S. dollar national electricity project.

    The project, called "Light for All," will be implemented in the coming seven years across Ethiopia, with an objective to provide electricity to rural areas that currently have no access to electricity.
    Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopian. . .

  • Kenya, Ethiopia Among Top Countries in Wind Energy Investment

    Posted on :Saturday , 29th April 2017

    Kenya is among the countries poised to lead in wind energy investment in Africa this year according to a new report.

    Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the international trade association for the wind power industry, says Kenya is setting the pace in the region in the use of wind as a renewable source of energy by initiating the generation of 700 megawatts for the n. . .

  • AFDB discloses a $12bn power plan for Africa

    Posted on :Saturday , 22nd April 2017

    The African Development Bank (AFDB) has unveiled plan to invest $12 billion over the next five years under its new electrification programme.

    The fund will support its New Deal on energy for Africa which aims to achieve universal access to Africa by 2025.
    The plan was born out of the Energy Week conference held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast in March which brought stakeholders to. . .

  • Africa: Govts Urged to Invest More in Energy, Bridge Power Deficit

    Posted on :Thursday , 23rd March 2017

    African states and stakeholders have been urged to invest more in the power sector and close the continent's energy deficit.

    Africa Progress Panel chairman and former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan and the African Development Bank (AfDB) chief, Akinwumi Adesina, made the call during the launch of the "Lights, Power, Action: Electrifying Africa," report ov. . .


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