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Ethiopia – Energy Access Project [Additional Financing]

June 29, 2010

IDA Credit: US$180 million equivalent

Terms: Maturity = 30 years; Grace = 10 years

Project ID: P120172

Project Description: The project’s objective is to establish a sustainable program for expanding access to electricity and improving the quality and adequacy of the electricity supply. The project will also reduce environmental degradation, improve energy end-use efficiency and lower the barrier to the widespread adoption of renewable energy technologies, in particular solar photovoltaic and micro-hydro power generation in rural areas. In addition, it will provide technical support to key sector agencies for institutional development and capacity building.


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