AORA to Provide First Solar-Biogas Hybrid Power Solution for Off-Grid Communities in Ethiopia

AORA to Provide First Solar-Biogas Hybrid Power Solution for Off-Grid Communities in Africa

Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy Meets with AORA Solar Ahead of Deployment of its Tulip™ Technology

December 2, 2014 – ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia & REHOVOT, Israel – AORA Solar (www.aora-solar.com), a leading developer of solar-biogas hybrid power technology, today announced it has met with the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (www.mowr.gov.et), to plan the construction of an initial pilot of AORA’s Tulip™ solar-hybrid power plant. The meeting follows the March signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the parties.

The project is tied to Ethiopia’s Climate-Resilient Green Economy Strategy, in which the country aims to enhance access to affordable and environmentally friendly renewable energy. The goal is to provide adequate uninterruptible and grid independent power to support the achievement of middle-income status by 2025 while developing a green economy.

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