Construction of Ethiopia-Kenya power transmission line begins

A Chinese firm has began the construction of a major power transmission line project within Ethiopia. The firm China Electric Power Equipment and Technology (CET) announced Monday that it had officially commenced the construction of the Ethiopia-Kenya power transmission line. Expected to cost USD1.26 billion the Ethiopia-Kenya power transmission line is financed by the African Development Bank. It runs about 1,045km, ...

Chinese firm launches construction of Ethiopia-Kenya power project

The firm, China Electric Power Equipment and Technology (CET) announced it has launched the construction of the $ 1.26 billion mega project this week. The 500 KV transmission line which originates in Ethiopia’s Wolayita Sodo will have power transferring capacity of 2,000 MW and runs about 1,045km, of which 445km stretches into Ethiopia’s territory. Kenya has a signed agreement to ...

Eastern African Power Pool to meet in Arusha

ARUSHA, TANZANIA – Tanzania and Ethiopia governments are in final arrangements to sign a 400-megawatt power purchase agreement on the sidelines of the next Eastern African Power Pool (EAPP) talks in Tanzania.  “The project aims at enabling East African Community (EAC) member states to identify sources of cheap electricity for increased power interchanges. Ethiopia has made progress in hydropower generation ...

CONGO/ECONOMIE : Un consortium de trois cabinets…

Les trois entreprises viennent de présenter le projet au gouvernement, par l’entremise du ministre des postes et télécommunications, Léon Juste Ibombo. Le projet Cab, (Central african backbone) qui a pour vocation, la construction des réseaux à fibre optiques, reliant le Congo et les pays limitrophes, facilitera les échanges sous régionaux et contribuera à la réduction des coûts de l’internet à ...