France keen scale-up investments in geothermal power generation
French Ambassador to Ethiopia, Rémi Maréchaux said that French companies are working in collaboration with the Ministry of Mines to enhance their engagement in the mining sector in Ethiopia.
Ambassador Maréchaux told ENA that French companies have already been engaged in geothermal power generation in Ethiopia.
Recalling the recently signed agreement to establish a geothermal power project in the country, the Ambassador said that the companies are working closely with the Ministry of Mines to implement the project.
The French Investment Fund has agreed to generate 150 megawatts of power from geothermal sources.
The mining gallery organized by the Ministry of Mines and recently opened to the public will be a great success for the sector, he added.