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CET Signed the EPC Contract of 500kV Power Transmission Project with Ethiop

Publication Date:2013-04-28

    On April 26, 2013, China Electric Power Equipment and Technology Co., Ltd (CET) signed the EPC Contract of 500kV Power Transmission Project with Ethiopian Electric Power Company (EEPCO) in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. According to the scope of the contract, CET will carry out the design, supply, construction, start-up and commissioning of 500kV Transmission Project.

    The contract is signed by Mr. Jia Zhiqiang, the president of CET, and Mr. Debebe, the CEO of EEPCO, and witnessed by Mr. Du Zhigang, the vice president of State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), and Mr. Bulekivon, the Vice Premier of Ethiopia.

    On the signing ceremony, the representative of China expressed that SGCC will focus on Ethiopian electric power market; make close cooperation with Ethiopian government and partners in electric power sector. We will strive to make the project be a model project representing the cooperation between China and Africa in power sector. As well, we would like to make more contributions to Ethiopian electric power development and economic promotion.

    The representative of Ethiopia complemented SGCC’s achievements and capabilities in technology, management, establishment and operation of power grid, and highly appreciate to SGCC’s help in Ethiopian electric power construction, they hope the project construction can be completed on schedule with high quality.