According to Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), the two units that started generating power recently have a capacity of generating 375 megawatts each, and in the first quarter of the fiscal year, they were able to generate 411GWh of power and put it into the national power grid.
The Ethiopia Power Plant Operations Executive Office has announced that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) contributed 10 percent of the total electricity generated in the first three months of the ongoing fiscal year. out of the 4098 gigawatt hours of energy generated in the first quarter of the fiscal year, GERD has generated 41GWh.
Ethiopia’s power agency announced on Monday that the country has earned $13 million from exporting electricity to Sudan and Djibouti in the last two months of the Ethiopian fiscal year. The figures show that the country earned $5.61 million from exporting 112.36 million kWh electricity to Sudan and $7.42 million from exporting 120.39 million kWh electricity to Djibouti.
The initial plan of Ethiopia was to earn more than $18.55 million by exporting more than 349.56 million kilowatt hours of electricity to Sudan and Djibouti in the last two months. But it only managed to export 232.76 million kilowatt hours of electricity and earned $13.04 million, achieving only 70.29 percent of its planned earnings.