Overview

IMG 7921

  • Ethiopian Electric Utility has been playing a significant role to deliver accessible, reliable and equitable electric power.
  • The government of Ethiopia has launched rural electrification program to connect rural towns, districts and villages to ensure service accessibility and coverage throughout the country. This program helps for rapid socio-economic development, emerging of small industries, reduction of work burden on women and has many positive linkage effects to other areas.
  • Currently, Ethiopian Electric Utility:
      • has been delivering services through 39 substations(45 & 66 KV),  and 32,877 distribution transformers,    
      • administer 262, 543, 00 KM installed medium & low voltage distribution lines,
      • administer 1,978 km transmission lines (45 & 66kv) 
      • electrified 6,455 new towns,
      • newly rehabilitated 185 towns,
      • has reached coverage /access/ of electricity to 57.3%
      • has Above 2.7 million customers,
      • structured in 15 regions, 415 districts, and 4,000 satellites,
      • have  Permanent employees of 15,261,
      • Have Contract employees of 7,955.

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