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CET and Ethiopia Sign Cooperation Agreement on Power Transmission and Transformation Project

Publication Date:2017-05-22

During the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, CET and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development of Ethiopia signed Cooperation Agreement on Ethiopia Power Transmission and Transformation in Beijing, witnessed by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

According to the Cooperation Agreement, CET, as a strategic partner, will work with Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation and Power Supply Company to promote the development and interconnection of local grid.

Since 2013, CET has successively built Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Hydropower Delivery 500 kV Power Transmission and Transformation Project, Ethiopia-Kenya ±500 kV DC Power Transmission Project, Urban Light Rail Supporting Power Transmission and Transformation Project, Middle and Low-voltage Distribution Network and others in Ethiopia. After completion and commercial operation, such projects have improved the service level of local power infrastructure, created more job opportunities and boosted social and economic development, becoming a model of China-Ethiopian cooperation in energy.