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Power co. inks USD 4 bln geothermal projects deal

The Ethiopian government signed the first ever power purchasing agreement (PPA) that would enable it to buy electric power from two private energy firms that would generate 1,000 MW of electric power using geothermal energy in the Ethiopian rift system.

Unchartered waters: Public Private Partnerships

Ethiopia’s experimentation with developmental state model has been under the spotlight for more than a decade now. Over the years, debates have moved from delivering the needed development outcomes to that of sustainability; especially in terms of financing.