Monday, May 19, 2014
The Ethio-Kenya Electricity Highway Project
The project feasibility study completed in 2009 and more than 212 million people will be benefited. The project is scheduled to be completed by 2016 at a total cost of 1.3 billion USD. African Development Bank (ADP) and World Bank (WB) approved the loan.
The Ethio-Kenya Electricity Highway Project workshop, which is the first phase of the east African Power Integration Regional program, was officially launched in a ceremony held at Hilton Hotel here in Addis Ababa on May 14,2013. High-ranking officials from Ethiopia and Kenya, representatives of the World Bank and African Development Bank (AFDB) attended the ceremony.
The Ethio-Kenya Electricity Highway Project is part of a larger program (The Africa Clean Energy Corridor) to construct an electricity grid throughout Africa. (EEPCo)