EEP, Voith Hydro sign accord for installation, commissioning of turbines
Addis Ababa, January 11, 2019 (FBC) –The Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) has signed agreement with Germany-based Voith Hydro Shanghai for the installation and commissioning of six turbine generators at the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) with close to 78 million US dollars.
CEO of Ethiopian Electric Power, Dr Engineer Abrham Belay and Executive Vice President of Voith Hydro Shanghai, Tang Xu signed the agreement at a ceremony held here yesterday.
During signing ceremony, Dr Engineer Abrham said the agreement would play a key role to step up the construction of the dam by filling the previous gaps occurred in the execution of the project.
Tang Xu for his part stated that his company, in partnership with other firms that have been taking part in the project, will focus on completing the work on time and with the required quality.