Ashegoda Wind Farm

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About Ashegoda Wind Farm


Ashegoda Wind Farm Project site located approximately 775 km from Addis Ababa and less than 20 km from Mekele , the area mainly used for farming and agriculture purpose.

About the Project

EEPCO signed a contract agreement for Ashegoda Wind Farm Project with VERGNET SA of France in October 9th 2008, in Engineering, Procurement and Construction Turnkey (EPC/t) base.

Project contract commencemented on October 12,2009.And it costs 191 million Euros and 260 million ETB, in total 210 million Euros.

The total installed capacity and Annual energy respectively:120 MW and 400GWh/year.

Contract administration and construction supervision consultant is Lahmeyer International GmbH ,Germany .

The project has three consecutive phases:
  • Phase I, 30MW
  • Phase II, 45MW
  • Phase III, 45MW
Ashegoda wind farm project work constitute:
  • Site Office
  • Workshop
  • WECs
  • Under ground and OHL line
  • Cluster
  • HV Substation
The following subcontractors are participating on site:
  • SINTEC: Electromechanical works, Ethiopian
  • RAMA: Civil works (access roads, turbines foundations, HV substation construction), Ethiopian
  • ALSTOM :Electromechanical equipments supply, erection and commissioning of HV Substation, French
  • HYDRO: Micro piles works for wind turbines, Ethiopian
  • SARENS: Lifting works (towers and Down Wind Nacelles), Belgium
  • About 50 Expatriates and 400 Ethiopian staffs are involved during the execution the project.