Gibe V is a 560MW hydro power project. It is planned on Omo river/basin in Oromia, Ethiopia. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the announced stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2030 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2034. Buy the profile here.

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Description

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

The project is expected to generate 1,843 GWh of electricity.

The hydro power project consists of 10 turbines, each with 66MW nameplate capacity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2030. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2034.

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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. 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.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.