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November 30, 2021

Halele Werabesa, Ethiopia

By Carmen

Halele Werabesa is a 422MW hydro power project. It is planned on Halele Werabesa river/basin in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, Ethiopia. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2027.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 422 422 Announced Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region, Ethiopia Ethiopian Electric Power; Huanghe Hydropower Development

Description

The project is being developed by Ethiopian Electric Power and Huanghe Hydropower Development. The project is currently owned by Ethiopian Electric Power.

The project is expected to generate 2,029 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $886m.

The hydro power project consists of 6 turbines.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2027.

About Ethiopian Electric Power

Ethiopian Electric Power Corp (Ethiopian Electric Power), formerly The Ethiopian Electric Light and Power Authority, is an electricity company that generates, transmits and distributes electricity. The company generates, transmits and supply power. It maintains the interconnected System and transmits electricity from hydropower plants and wind farms. Ethiopian Electric Power constructs and administrate power generation plants, high voltage and whole sale of electricity. The company owns and operates electric circuit transmission lines and substations. It also operates hydropower projects, wind projects, geothermal projects and transmission and substation projects. The company provide service across Ethopia. Ethiopian Electric Power is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

About Huanghe Hydropower Development

Huanghe Hydropower Development Co Ltd (Huanghe Hydropower) is a power generation company that offers power and hydropower generation services. The company’s services include electric energy, power and electricity generation, transmission, production, supplying, and distribution services. It also provides power and hydropower infrastructure development and management, power stations development and construction, production and sales of crystalline silicon products and solar cells and components. Huanghe Hydropower offers power stations production, operation, testing and maintenance, production and sales of electrolytic aluminum; and development of mineral resources and others. The company owns and operates Qinghai Ge-ermu gas turbine power plant located in Qinghai, China. Huanghe Hydropower is headquartered in Xining, China.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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