Ethiopia has invited at least 12 global companies to submit financial and technical proposals to engage in power production and operations. The country has been struggling with an erratic power supply for a number of years and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been clear on his plan to privatize several sectors.
Govt Invites 12 International Companies to Bid in Energy Sector
Reporter, 8 June 2019
In taking the privatization process further, the Ethiopian government has officially extended an offer to at least 12 global companies to submit financial and technical proposals… Read more »
Power Outages Ignite Generator Business
Addis Fortune, 8 June 2019
The power rationing that started last month has led many businesses and households to flock to buy generators. The generator market was met with a sudden increase in demand that… Read more »
World Bank Backs Private Sector Power Investment
Addis Fortune, 1 June 2019
The World Bank, through its International Development Association (IDA), has approved the guarantee under its Renewable Energy Guarantees Program, which is the first guarantee… Read more »
Energy Sector, Too Much Focus On Hydro
Addis Fortune, 25 May 2019
If there is any Western country eager to help Ethiopia in the power sector, none match the enthusiasm and drive of the Danish government. Denmark, a country with an impressive… Read more »
Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Rwanda and South Africa Amongst Winning Projects and Pioneers at African Power, Energy & Water Industry Awards
African Utility Week, 15 May 2019
Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Rwanda and South Africa amongst winning projects and pioneers at African Power, Energy & Water Industry AwardsMother City gathered power and water… Read more »
Lights Out! the Aftershock
Reporter, 25 May 2019
It has been a week now since the government of Ethiopia reintroduced the latest round of power rationing measures that rotates every two shifts during the course of a day. Although… Read more »
Ethiopia, China Partner to Power Mega Projects
Addis Fortune, 26 April 2019
Ethiopia and China have signed a partnership agreement to invest in energy transmission and distribution lines for the nation's mega projects. Read more »
Can Abiy Ahmed Continue to Remodel Ethiopia?
Chatham House, 12 April 2019
The prime minister has made great strides at reforming the authoritarian state in his first year. But how will he confront the hurdles ahead? Read more »
Besides Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's daunting task of uniting a country that has been fragmented by years of protests, violation of human rights, economic disparity and corruption, ... Read more »
The Quest for Privatization in Ethiopia's New Political Landscape
Addis Standard, 29 August 2018
As recently as March 2018, the discussion of neither political reforms nor economic liberalization was inconceivable in the Ethiopian political context. The changes both may have… Read more »
With demand growing for renewable energy entrepreneurs and for workers in product assembly, sales, marketing, finance and intellectual property, efforts are now underway to provide ... Read more »
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