Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo), formerly, Ethiopian Electric Light and Power Authority, is a state-owned power utility based in Ethiopia. The company carries out power generation, transmission, and distribution. EEPCo supplies power to more than 1,896,265 customers. The company has an installed capacity of more than 45,000 MW for hydro power, wind power with more than 10,000 MW and geo-thermal with more than 5,000 MW. EEPCo owns and operates 10,884.24 km of transmission lines and 1,26,038 km of distribution lines. The company has two electric energy supply systems, namely, Interconnected System (ICS) and the Self Contained System (SCS). ICS has a generation capacity of 2022.2 MW, and SCS has a generation capacity of 37.3MW. EEPCo is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The strategic intent of EEPCo is to expand its geographical operations and enter potential market. In line with this growth strategy, the company signed export agreement with the South Sudan Electric Utility Corporation, to install transmission line in the southern regions of Sudan.

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									        Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDAE59665SA                                                                                          Publication Date: SEP 2012

          P.O.Box 1233, Piasa Degol Square                   Phone             +251 11 1559567                  Revenue         NA
          Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa                           Fax               +251 01 1560028                  Net Profit      NA
                                                             Website           www.eepco.gov.et                 Employees       12,172
          Ethiopia                                           Exchange                                           Industry        Alternative Energy

       Company Overview
       Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo), formerly, Ethiopian Electric Light and Power Authority, is a state-owned power
       utility based in Ethiopia. The company carries out power generation, transmission, and distribution. EEPCo supplies power to
       more than 1,896,265 customers. The company has an installed capacity of more than 45,000 MW for hydro power, wind power
       with more than 10,000 MW and geo-thermal with more than 5,000 MW. EEPCo owns and operates 10,884.24 km of transmission
       lines and 1,26,038 km of distribution lines. The company has two electric energy supply systems, namely, Interconnected System
       (ICS) and the Self Contained System (SCS).
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation, SWOT Analysis
         Debretsion G. Michael             Chairman                                Strengths                            Weaknesses
         B.G Kinfe Dagnew                  Director
                                                                                   Sole Operator                        Reliance on Hydro Generation
         Mekonnen Manyazewal               Director
                                                                                   Effective Transmission and
         W/o Sinknesh Ejigu                Director
                                                                                   Distribution Network
         Adamu Ayana                       Director
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData                                                                 Opportunities                        Threats

                                                                                   Renewable Energy Market              Poor Conditions of Ethiopian
        Key Competitors                                                                                                 Economy
         Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited                                      Connecting Region with Power
                                                                                                                        Volatility in Electricity Prices
         Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi Limited
        Hansen Transmissions International NV
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
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       Recent Developments

       Jun 12, 2012                  Alstom Grid Wins Subcontract From CYMI To Supply Equipment For ETSI Project In Ethiopia
       May 29, 2012                  World Bank Approves $200m Credit To Government Of Ethiopia To Reinforce Electricity Network
       May 25, 2012                  SANY Heavy Industry’s Crawler Crane Completes Assembly Of Final Turbine At ADAMA Wind Power
                                     Project In Ethiopia
       Mar 24, 2012                  EEPCO Provides Update On Construction Works On Adama Wind Power Project In Ethiopia
       Jan 23, 2012                  World Bank Likely To Finance Halele-Werabesa Hydropower Plant In Ethiopia
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - Key Facts .............................................................................................................................. 4
       Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - Key Employees ..................................................................................................................... 5
       Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - Major Products and Services ................................................................................................ 6
       Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - History................................................................................................................................... 7
       Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries................................................................................................... 8
          Head Office ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ........................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - Business Description ............................................................................................................ 9
       Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - Corporate Strategy.............................................................................................................. 10
       Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................... 11
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - Strengths ......................................................................................................................... 11
             Strength - Sole Operator ........................................................................................................................................................... 11
             Strength - Effective Transmission and Distribution Network...................................................................................................... 11
             Strength - Integrated Company ................................................................................................................................................. 11
          Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - Weaknesses .................................................................................................................... 11
             Weakness - Reliance on Hydro Generation .............................................................................................................................. 11
          Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - Opportunities ................................................................................................................... 12
             Opportunity - Renewable Energy Market .................................................................................................................................. 12
             Opportunity - Connecting Region with Power............................................................................................................................ 12
             Opportunity - Generation Expansion Plan ................................................................................................................................. 12
          Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - Threats ............................................................................................................................ 12
             Threat - Poor Conditions of Ethiopian Economy ....................................................................................................................... 12
             Threat - Volatility in Electricity Prices ........................................................................................................................................ 12
             Threat - Operational Failure ...................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................. 14
       Section 3 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances .......................................................................................................... 15
         
								
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