Mar 1st, 2013
Plans to restructure the overstretched and inefficient Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) have been set in motion after Ethiopian authorities contracted Indian company Power Grid Corporation to take over the management of the State-run company. Power Grid Corporation MD RK Nayak says that t...
In East Africa
Feb 6th, 2013
The Ethiopian government says a pioneering one stop facility for payment of utility bills launched on Sunday is an indication of its commitment to provide better services to ordinary people. The system known as Lehulu, an Amhraic word meaning for all, is powered by an Ethiopian company Kifiya Financi...
Jan 10th, 2013
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a loan agreement of US$115 million to finance the construction of a cross-border electricity transmission link between Ethiopia and Kenya. The US$1.26 billion Ethiopia-Kenya power line project is a 1,068 km high-voltage transmission line with a power t...
Dec 24th, 2012
Five East African countries are expected to become beneficiaries of the Eastern Electricity Highway project which is expected to see these countries using Ethiopia’s surplus electric power for their domestic uses, reports Capital. The five countries expected to be connected in this power pool are Ken...
In East Africa
Dec 17th, 2012
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle Addis Abaab — Ethiopia has started a test run of electricity supply to neighbouring Sudan, according to state power utility, Ethiopian Electric and Power Corporation (EEPCo). Head of EEPCo, Mihret Debeb, said that Ethiopia has been testing the power supply tests since the completi...