Energy planning and modelling in Ethiopia

Balmorel: Power system model | February 2020 - April 2021

The Danish government has initiated a government-to-government cooperation with Ethiopia on long-term energy planning and modelling. The objective of the assignment is to support and follow up on the DEA’s engagements with Minstry of Water, Irrigation and Energy, MoWIE, Ethiopian Electric Power, EEP within long-term energy planning – specifically focusing on power sector modelling in Balmorel.

An initial course of Balmorel has been delivered in May 2020 through a new, tailered e-learning platform (, and more online/in-person courses will follow during 2020.

As part of the project Ea delivered also brand new cloud platform to use the Balmorel model – Ea Balmorel Cloud.

An Ethiopian Energy Outlook will be delivered in December 2020.