Whereas it is essential to enhance the licensing framework by elaborating a harmonized format for filing applications for a license, increasing certainty and transparency in the information and data requirement and the qualification of an applicant to hold a license regarding both existing utilities and new entities within the electricity supply industry;
Now, therefore, the EEA, in accordance with power conferred on it to issue licenses under the Energy
Proclamation and the Energy Regulations for the commercial activities in the electricity industry relating
to generation, transmission, distribution and sale, import and export hereby issues this Directive for the
grant of license to operators in the electricity supply industry.
Ethiopian Energy Authority