Civil Work starts in Corbetti Ethiopia

On May 23rd 2015 civil work started in the Corbetti Geothermal Project in Ethiopia. The Corbetti geothermal site is developed by Corbetti Geothermal PLC, a local Ethiopian company, and it is estimated that the total installation will be of 500 MW electric power. The development will be in phases. In Phase 1 there will be drilled 5 geothermal wells and installed 20 MW power plant, in Phase 2 the plant capacity will be expanded to 70 MW, in Phase 3 to 270 MW and in phase 4 to 500 MW.  

Initial civil work includes construction of 2 well pads with access road and installation of water supply for drilling water. The people living in the Corbetti area will also have access to the water supply. 

Written by Reykjavik Geothermal

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