Within the current global energy crisis, interconnecting the regional electric energy networks is the best alternative to transfer expensive thermal generation into regional as well as international power markets.
1,068 km of high voltage direct current (HVDC) electricity highway between Ethiopia and Kenya, with a power transfer capacity of up to 2,000 MW.
ADF Leveraging Finance
Co-financing from AfDB (USD 338 million), World Bank (USD 684 million), Agence Française de Développement (USD 118 million), Government of Kenya (USD 88 million) and Government of Ethiopia (USD 32 million). The ADF is expected to play a crucial role with a proposed loan of UA 150 million to Ethiopia and UA 75 million to Kenya.