Friday, October 20, 2017

Djibouti: Grant Made Available for Surface Geothermal Exploration Study

AUC Signing GRMF Grant Agreement with ODDEG in Djibouti (GRMF)

On 27 September 2017, the African Union Commission (AUC) signed another Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility (GRMF) grant contract for the Arta surface study project of L’Office Djiboutien de Développement de l'Energie Géothermique (ODDEG) in Djibouti.

The agreement was signed by H.E. Mr. Mohamed Hassan Abdillahi, Secretary General of the Government of Djibouti, and H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid, AU Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy.

The total grant amounts to USD 959,687 and represents 80% of the total cost estimated to USD 1.2 million for the surface study located on a broad valley lying on the Gulf of Tadjoura approximately 30 km east of the Djibouti City.

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