Ethiopia’s latest Growth and Transformation Plan II focuses on infrastructural improvements which could encourage urbanisation, job creation, industrialisation, and export promotion. Achieving these goals will require overcoming major challenges in Ethiopia’s electricity sector – particularly around greater and more reliable electricity access. This paper highlights the major challenges currently facing Ethiopia’s electricity sector and outlines opportunities which may help to overcome them.
This research is part of the Energy and Economic Growth Applied Research Programme
Ashira Perera (2018) Developing a programme of research on the electricity sector for Ethiopia, EEG Energy Insight Series