Tulu Moye, Ethiopia

Tulu Moye Geothermal (TMGO), a joint venture between Meridiam and Reykjavik Geothermal (RG), is working on the 1st phase of a 50 megawatt geothermal power plant project in Tulu Moye, Ethiopia.

Mannvit in cooperation with Verkís (M-V) is the Owner's Engineer for drilling, steam gathering system and civil works in the Tulu Moye Geothermal Power Plant Project. M-V collaborates with Landsvirkjun Power, ÍSOR and MGM Consult for this project. The group provides consulting for the drilling of 10 geothermal wells and 2 injection wells. Civil works include associated roads, well pads and ground water supply system. Construction of steam gathering system for treating steam and connecting wells to the power plant.

The Tulu Moye Geothermal project is led by French, US and Icelandic investors. The Project will be constructed in the area around the Tulu Moye volcano in Oromia (see map below). The site has been studied intensely by the Reykjavik Geothermal's team and Ethiopian scientists.

Role

Owner's Engineer

Well design and drilling consulting

Design, tendering, procurement and supervision for:

  • Drilling of geothermal wells (Production and injection)
  • Access roads
  • Well pads and lay down areas
  • Ground water supply system for drilling activities
  • Steam gathering system