October 12, 2012 at 8:05pm
ADDIS ABABA – The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) signed an agreement yesterday with Chinese GCOC Company for the construction of Adama II Wind Power Generation Project amounting to 340 million USD.
EEPCo Chief Executive Officer Mihret Debebe and GCOC Manager Wang Yantao signed the agreement. On the occasion, Mihret said the power project plays a significant role in economic transformation of the nation.
He said Adama II project is basically an extension of Adama I wind power project which has been successfully completed on schedule.
The project would enable industries in Adama town and its environs get reliable power supply.
Including the already identified potential areas the nation has immense wind energy resource, he said.
In an exclusive interview with The Ethiopian Herald , General Manager of Sino-Africa Renewable Energy Engineering Corporation Plc, Wang Yantao on his part said that the project will drastically…
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