Ethiopia seeks to develop Didessa hydroelectric power project

Autor: Mario Kogler , 25.02.2019

State-owned utility Ethiopia Electric Power (EEP) is pleased to invite private potential project developers qualified to finance, design, procure, construct, commission, operate and transfer the Didessa hydroelectric power project.

The plant is estimated to have an installed capacity of 550 MW, with annual gross energy generation capacity of 5,580 GWhr, on BOT contract modality. EEP will enter into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the successful bidders for the entire capacity and electrical output of the projects. EEP now invites tenders from bidders, which could be Joint Ventures / Consortium / Association Foreign Companies who demonstrate to have technical experience and financial capacity in similar hydropower development, on PPA and BOT contract modality.

Tags: ,

hydropower web2


The bidders’ scope of works shall be to gather additional site investigation information as required, design, construct, supply, install, test and commission, own and operate Didessa hydroelectric power project.

photo credits: EEP