20 April 2016

Ethiopia: Company Undertaking 'Waste to Energy' Project to Generate 25 MW

The project is environment friendly and utilized 1,000 ton of waste disposals per day and would contribute to addressing city waste disposal problem.

The China National Electric Engineering Corporation (CNEEC) Vice President Liao Sheng Cong announced that his company has been undertaking a 'Waste to Energy' project to generate 25 MW in Addis. The project is scheduled to be completed after a year.

After holding talks with President Dr. Mulatu Teshome here yesterday, Cong told journalists that the project is environment friendly and utilized 1, 000 ton of waste disposals per day and would contribute to addressing city waste disposal problem

In the near future, the company would launch such projects in other states of the country.

"I am here to report the progress of the project to President Dr. Mulatu," he added.

Lauding the Company's activities, the President said that project is very crucial to assist in the country's effort in having environmental friendly energy source. The President called upon the company to take part in the other energy sectors such as solar, hydro, geothermal and others.

CNEEC is a state-owned company mainly engaged in contracting, complete equipment supply, engineering consultation and design, technical service, power plant maintenance & operation and personnel training in the fields of thermal power plant, hydro-power plant, power transmission and transformation, clean energy, integrated energy solution, environmental protection, among others.

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