Addis Ababa February 23/2021 (Walta) – The United States Embassy team in Addis Ababa has visited today Tulu Moye Geothermal Operations power plant site in Arsi Zone, Oromia Regional State.
The visit aimed to observe progress on drilling operations, according to US Embassy in Addis Ababa.
Tulu Moye Geothermal Operations has successfully facilitated agreements with the Government of Ethiopia with the support from the American people to secure private investments.
With an estimated generation capacity of 150 megawatts, the operations will be completed with two phases that the first phase is expected to be finalized in early 2023 and to generate 50 megawatts.
While phase two operations projected to be completed by 2025 to generate additional 100 megawatts.
Tulu Moye Geothermal Operations project is one of the first independent power projects of Ethiopia with a total investment of 800 million USD.