Ethiopia Member Committee

Ethiopian National Energy Committee

The Ethiopia National Committee aims to promote sustainable energy development in Ethiopia, as a part of the WEC’s energy vision. As a member of the WEC network, the organisation is committed to representing the Ethiopian perspective within national, regional and global energy debates. The committee includes a variety of members to ensure that the diverse energy interests of Ethiopia are appropriately represented. Members of the committee are invited to attend high-level events, participate in energy-focused study groups, contribute to technical research and be a part of the global energy dialogue.

Chair: Alemayehu Tegenu


Alemayehu Tegenu is a member of the parliament has been Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy since September 2010 and Minister of Mines and Energy from 2006 to August 2010. Following a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tashkent in Uzbekistan (former USSR) he joined the Water Resource Development Authority in Addis Abba as a senior expert and served as head of the Oromiya Water Supply Department. He was a member of the Oromiya Regional Cabinet and is Chairman and Board member for several development Agencies in Ethiopia.

Secretary: Gosaye Mengistie