Ethiopia: Solar tender announcement by month-end

Issue 348 - 16 Jun 2017 | 1 minute read

Speaking at the Africa Energy Forum in Copenhagen on 7-9 June, water, irrigation and electricity minister Seleshi Bekele said the winner of a tender to develop a 100MW solar photovoltaic (PV) scheme at Metehara would be announced by the end of June. Bekele said that more than 60 bids were submitted, with five shortlisted. A second tender for a 100MW solar PV facility is expected to be issued in September and developers have expressed enthusiasm for the procurement programme.

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