• The Abaya Geothermal Project is RG’s third project in Ethiopia.
  • Located in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Region of Ethiopia, in the Southern Main Ethiopian Rift, which is a volcanically active system that is a part of the larger East African Rift System. 
  • Partnership with the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility (GRMF) of East Africa for the completion of successful surface exploration studies. 

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Abaya Project Updates

Abaya Geothermal Project qualified for Drilling Grant from GRMF

In December 2020, Reykjavík Geothermal (RG) submitted a direct application for the Abaya Drilling Programme in Ethiopia to the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility for Eastern Africa (GRMF). This was subsequent to the GRMF funding that was granted for the Abaya...

Abaya Geothermal Exploration Licenses

Reykjavík Geothermal's Abaya and Tulu Moye concessions have up until now been covered by the same exploration license. The Abaya concession is located in the SNNPR (Southern Nations and Nationalities People's Region) region, and Tulu Moye in the Oromia Region of...

Abaya Environmental Clearance

The Abaya project in Ethiopia has been approved based on results of the ESIA. area was carried out. An IFC compliant ESIA with a Stakeholder Engagement Plan (SEP) and Resettlement Policy Framework was submitted to and approved by MoWIE. Stakeholder disclosure meeting...

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