Ethiopia and Denmark are keen to work together on renewable energy development, according to Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen, who pointed the cooperation between Denmark and Kenya in building the the Turkana wind farm project as an example of the potential of their cooperation efforts, reported StartAfrica.com
Ethiopia Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom met his Danish counterpart on the sidelines of the 28th session of the Executive Council of the African Union in Addis Ababa, to discuss some bilateral issues between the two countries.
Minister Kristian Jensen added that the two countries need to work on concrete deliverables on renewable energy cooperation to be discussed during Prime Minister Hailemariam’s attendance of the upcoming the Global Green Growth Forum, AllAfrica.com published.
Tedros on his part noted that Ethiopia has set an ambitious goal of attaining zero-carbon emission by 2025 and has put in place a green growth strategy to that end. He said that the country is undertaking massive projects in hydropower, wind, geothermal and to lesser extent solar energy development.