Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: Power

Minister hints at indictments of former power officials, contractor

The Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity, Sileshi Bekele (PhD), hinted at the possibility of instituting a legal action, by the government, against the former officials of the Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) and a contractor, over breach of the contractual agreement and the delay of the Repie Waste Energy Plant project construction whose capacity was said to have been halved by 50 percent from the original agreement.

USD 795 mln solar power projects up for bidders

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has initiated six solar power projects with aggregated generating capacity of 798 megawatt (MW) electric power that will require an investment of USD 795 million.

Company embarks on USD 2 bln geothermal project

Tullu Moye Geothermal Operations Private Limited Company has embarked on the development a 520 MW geothermal project in the Oromia Regional State with an outlay of two billion dollars. 

Cement industry faces persistent challenges

The local cement industry is facing persisting challenges that are affecting the productivity and profitability of the sector, it was learnt.

LRT stalled for almost six hours

The Addis Ababa Light Railway Transit (LRT) operation was stalled for five hours and forty minutes until 10:40 in the morning because of employees’ strike.

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