Thursday, October 28, 2010

Ethiopia: Power sector faces uncertainty

According to CEO of Ethiopian Electric Corporation, the power demand has had a steady growth of 24 percent a year, and although the corporation has the capacity to supply ample electric power for the country, “the current transmission line’s electric load capacity" has contributed to the problem of "power interruption, mainly during peak hours”. Mr. Debebe said that the rehabilitation of the new transmission line is being undertaken. The new electricity transmission system improvement project is being supported by the World Bank. Read more….


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