3.5.2 Ethiopia Additional Suppliers

Vehicle Rental

Vehicle rental service is available but can only be expected to meet the initial needs of a small company or organization. Vehicle rental companies are identified in the service providers contact list. Link attached.

Taxi Companies

Taxi service is available. Taxis in Addis Ababa are of two types. Yellow colour and blue colour taxis. UNDSS advises more precaution against the use of blue taxis in comparison to the yellow ones

Freight Forwarding Agents

Freight forwarding agents are identified in the service providers contact list.

Electricity and Power 

Regarding power generation plants, currently, Ethiopian Electric Power administers 18 power plants there by generating a total of 4244 mega watt electricity nationwide.

Among the 18 power plants, 14 are from hydro namely Aba Samuel (6.6MW the first hydro power plant in Ethiopia), Gilgel Gibe III (1870MW), Beles (460MW), Gilgel Gibe II (420MW),Tekeze (300MW),Gilgel Gibe I(184MW), Melka wakena (153MW), Fincha (134MW), Amerti Neshi (95MW),Tis Abay II (73MW), Koka (43.2MW), Awash II (32MW), Awash III (32MW), and Tis Abay I (14.4MW) with a total installed capacity of 3814MW electricity.

Adama II (153MW), Ashegoda (120MW) and Adama I (51MW) are the wind power plants that has been generated electricity in Ethiopia which amounted 324MW on aggregate.

The remaining 104MW electricity is being generated from diesel generator and Aluto Geothermal plant (7.3MW).

Production Unit

Type [1]

Installed Capacity (MW)

Current Production (MW)


Hydroelectric Power



Geo-thermal power plants



Wind farm power plants


[1] E.g. Hydroelectric power, Thermal power…

Internet Service Providers (ISPs)

The ISP is Ethiopian Telecom (ETC) and the options of ADSL, GPRS/3G and V-SAT. There are no other service providers for internet in country.

Internet Service Providers

Are there ISPs available?

(Yes / No)


Private or Government


Dial-up only (Yes / No)


Approximate Rates


No Info


No Info

Max leasable ‘dedicated’ bandwidth

No Info

 Generic country information can be located from sources which are regularly maintained and reflect current facts and figures. For a general overview of country data related to the service and supply sectors, please consult the following sources:

The Observatory of Economic Complexity – MIT (OEC): INSERT a link directly to the OEC country page if available (

Disclaimer: Inclusion of company information in the LCA does not imply any business relationship between the supplier and WFP / Logistics Cluster, and is used solely as a determinant of services, and capacities.

Please note: WFP / Logistics Cluster maintain complete impartiality and are not in a position to endorse, comment on any company's suitability as a reputable service provider.

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