About Research and Development

Research and development (R&D) is a core for companies to gather knowledge to create new
products or discover new ways to improve their existing products and services. Taking into
account the importance of research and development in the electricity sector and the country’s
socio-economic development, Ethiopian Electric power (EEP) Research and Development
Department has been designed to coordinate the research related activities, to the development of
electricity at the corporate level, as well as to carry out the research collaboratively or

To become the company’s research and development hub where major Generation,
Transmission, Control system and other supporting units to generate pioneering/innovation
research results in a dynamic environment, supporting the socio-economic of the company to
assure researchable issues are proactively identified, solutions are seeking through research and
studies and outputs are readily shared with end users.
Providing cutting-edge/innovative engineering knowledge, methods and tools, which leads the
company efforts towards a sustainable energy system for customers and stakeholders.
o  Playing central role in identifying & organizing contemporary and emerging respectable
development issues of the sector,
o  Initiate, Coordinate, Monitor, evaluate research undertaking on prioritized issues of the
sector, and facilitate implementation of the output,
o  Establish links with selected universities and academic institutions, and collect, organize,
centralize and disseminate research outputs to potential users,
o  Identify appropriate energy technology and facilitate its transfer.

Addis Ababa, Kirkos Sub-City, Woreda 6, Mexico Square,
Ethiopian Electric Power Headquarter Building 11th floor
Contact Person: Miraje Fereja
Director, Research and Development
Email: mirajefereja41@gmail.com
Phone: +251911887323
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