Ethiopia is on its way to transition to a middle-income country. Access to adequate and reliable electricity will play a crucial role in its journey.
March 21 2018
*/ Project Details Project Leads: Rahul Kitchlu and Lara Born Primary Government Counterpart: The Ministry of Water & Energy Resources and Ethiopia Electricity Supply Company Project ID: P151309 Project Status…
February 12 2018
Based on the idea that empowering women, including in the electricity sector, is smart economics, the Closing Gender Gaps Across Ethiopia’s Energy Sector is an initiative that transformed Ethiopia's gender equality indicators.
August 28 2018
The Ethiopian Electric Utility has 12,083 employees, of which only 2,502 are women. If the utility expects to meet its goal of serving 7 million customers by 2025, they will need to recruit and retain the nation’s best talent, both male…
December 3 2017
Inka Ivette Schomer, Operations Officer Gender, Energy Access Inka leads ESMAP’s Gender and Social Inclusion Program, as well as the World Bank’s Africa Gender and Energy Program. Before joining ESMAP, Inka led the World Bank’s Gender…
October 10 2018
The International Energy Agency (IEA) projects that the mini grids and stand-alone off-grid systems will play key roles in extending electricity to many rural areas in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries that currently do not have access…
October 2 2018