EEPCo Approves 300 MW Solar Project in partnership with two U.S. Firms

Global Trade & Development Consulting Group together with its project development partner, Energy Ventures, both Maryland-based companies, have been awarded the contract by the Ethiopian Ministry of Water and Energy and the board of directors of the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) to build, operate, and transfer three, 100 MW solar sites, in the eastern region of Ethiopia. The site selection, due diligence and feasibility study were completed earlier this year, receiving both technical and financial approval from both the Minister of Water and Energy and EEPCo.