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Ethiopia’s fourth wind power project in progress

The Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), the state agency in charge of building power projects and generating energy, is currently undertaking the construction of the country’s fourth wind power project. The overall construction project of the 120 megawatts electric generation capacity Aysha II Wind Farm project of Ethiopia surpasses 20%, according to the last September 2018 … Continue reading Ethiopia’s fourth wind power project in progress

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China’s Dongfang Electric Corporation will build a 120-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Ethiopia

China’s Dongfang Electric Corporation will build a 120-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Ethiopia’s Somali regional state, an Ethiopian official said Thursday.   In a statement sent to Xinhua, Bizuneh Tolcha, Public Relation and Communication Director at the Ethiopia Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE), said the Ethiopian government expects the project to be started … Continue reading China’s Dongfang Electric Corporation will build a 120-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Ethiopia

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Ethiopia is set to become the wind power capital of Africa

As countries rally around for cleaner, alternative sources of energy to meet their needs as well as their commitments as promised at COP 22 which took place in Paris, France in 2015, there has been an increasing shift to solar power. However, some other countries are harvesting another natural resource to meet energy demands–Wind. Yes, … Continue reading Ethiopia is set to become the wind power capital of Africa

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Ethiopia aims at 1,500 Megawatts from wind power

Ethiopia’s Government aims to set up wind power projects that can create 1,500 Megawatts during the second Growth and Transformation Plan Period (GTP II). The government intends to work on the projects by its own capacity.   It is said that Ethiopia’s wind energy potential is 1.3 million Megawatt. The government is aimed at efficiently … Continue reading Ethiopia aims at 1,500 Megawatts from wind power

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Wind power in Ethiopia: Four new wind farm projects

As Ethiopia gears to make wind power one of the significant part of the country’s renewable energy sources, four new wind farm power projects totaling 542 megawats of energy are to be constructed in the coming years, an official said.   The report was released in a booklet during the inauguration of the third wind power … Continue reading Wind power in Ethiopia: Four new wind farm projects

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Wind power in Ethiopia: Adama II Wind Farm to Be Completed in Three Months

The Adama II Wind Farm, a power generating project which has been jointly implemented by two Chinese companies, namely HYDROCHINA and CGCOC, since July 2013 is nearing completion. Liu Jianquan, HYDROCHINA Procurement and Programme Manager told The Ethiopian Herald yesterday that 78 of the total 102 wind turbines, each having a power generating capacity of … Continue reading Wind power in Ethiopia: Adama II Wind Farm to Be Completed in Three Months

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Ethiopia eyes investing on 300 MW wind energy

Ethiopia is in negotiations to finalize a deal with a Chinese firm Dongfang Electric Corporation to construct a 120 MW wind farm in place called Ayisha near the Djibouti Border.   Miskir Negash, External Communications Director at Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), told newBusinessEthiopia.com that with the country embarking on a green economy strategy, wind power is … Continue reading Ethiopia eyes investing on 300 MW wind energy

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AORA to build its first commercial Concentrated Solar Power plant in Ethiopia

Powered primarily by the sun, AORA’s Tulip Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) works 24/7 – even at night and when it’s cloudy. Powered primarily by the sun, AORA’s Tulip Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) works 24/7 – even at night and when it’s cloudy.      Solar energy is an ideal solution for the power needs of … Continue reading AORA to build its first commercial Concentrated Solar Power plant in Ethiopia

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Ethiopia to Generate 300 MW Solar Energy

The Ethiopian Electric Power headed by Engineer Azeb Asnake signed on Oct.14 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a US-based company Green Technology Africa Inc. (GTA) to generate 300 megawatts of solar energy. The partnership signifies the collaboration of the government and the private sector which aims at supporting Ethiopia’s green development strategies with the … Continue reading Ethiopia to Generate 300 MW Solar Energy

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DNV GL confirms safety and reliability of wind turbines installed at one of Africa’s largest wind farms

As part of the installation phase at one of Africa’s largest wind farms Ashegoda in Ethiopia, DNV GL has inspected wind turbines of the French manufacturer Vergnet. DNV GL confirmed the compliance of the installed wind turbines with DNV GL’s A-Design Assessment. The wind farm shall help to reduce the occurrence of blackouts in Ethiopia. … Continue reading DNV GL confirms safety and reliability of wind turbines installed at one of Africa’s largest wind farms

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Ashegoda wind farm in Ethiopia with Vergnet’s wind turbines

DNV GL has given wind turbines at the 120MW Ashegoda wind farm in Ethiopia a clean bill of health following an inspection. The wind turbines by French manufacturer Vergnet at the facility, one of the largest in Africa, were subjected to the company’s A-Design Assessment, which addresses safety, quality and engineering integrity. The scheme also … Continue reading Ashegoda wind farm in Ethiopia with Vergnet’s wind turbines

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Ethiopia Secured US$ 1.3 Billion Loan for the Aysha Wind Farm

Ethiopia has secured a US$ 1.3 Billion loan for the Aysha Wind Farm project, according to the Ethiopian News Agency. It was the project implementers, who had a meeting with President Mulatu Teshome on Wednesday,that announced the loan agreement. Commenting on the project, Mulatu said, it is ideal for the rest of the world because … Continue reading Ethiopia Secured US$ 1.3 Billion Loan for the Aysha Wind Farm

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Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) approves 300 megawatt solar power project

Global Trade and Development Consulting together with its Project Development Partner, Energy Ventures, both Maryland-based companies, today announced that they have been awarded the contract by the Ethiopian Ministry of Water and Energy and the Board of Directors of the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation to build, operate, and transfer three (3), one hundred (100) megawatt … Continue reading Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) approves 300 megawatt solar power project

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Ethiopia opens Africa’s largest wind farm

Africa’s biggest wind farm began production in Ethiopia on Saturday. The Horn of Africa country – plagued by frequent blackouts – plans to boost generating capacity from 2,000 MW to 10,000 MW within the next three to five years, much of it coming from the 6,000 MW Grand Renaissance Dam under construction on the Nile. … Continue reading Ethiopia opens Africa’s largest wind farm

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Wind energy in Ethiopia: Ashegoda wind farm ready

Ashegoda Wind Farm, which has an installed capacity of generating 120 Megawatts of electricity, is said to be ready for inauguration. get ex back Vergnet SA of France signed an Engineering Procurement Commissioning (EPC) contract with the state utility company, the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCO), to build the wind farm 10 km from Mekelle, … Continue reading Wind energy in Ethiopia: Ashegoda wind farm ready

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