The Aluto ¨C Langano Geothermal site is located in Oromia Region about 200km south away from Addis Ababa. The nearest towns are Adami Tulu 13km, Zeway 20km and 13km away from the main Addis Ababa Hawassa high way. The resource area is located at an elevation between 1880 and 2100 meters.
Responsible and Executing Agency
The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo), which is totally government owned autonomous agency and administered by the Management Board, is the project executing institution. The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation is responsible for the overall implementation of the project on the basis of Government policy and with due consideration to national and international standards and practices. It is also responsible for the allocation of the funds and for the follow up of project works through the project office. The new project office will be EEPCo¡¯s representative for the implementation of the project.
The objective of this project is indicated as follows:-
- To drill 4 production wells
- To prepare for further construction of 35 ¨C 70MW capacity Geothermal Power Plant
- To contribute towards the Corporation Generation mix plant.
- To alleviate the power shortage.
Study, Design, Construction and Supervising Organizations
|Geological Survey of Ethiopia, GSE||Close Cooperation with the corporation in Geo-physical, Geo-chemical, Geological, drilling and in all stage of the project|
|EEPCo Planning Office||To study the Environmental Impact Assessment, EIA|
|EEPCo Generation Sector||To assign Engineers with geothermal back grounds|