Tesfaye Kassa Mekonnen

Director of Geothermal Directorate - Ethiopian Energy Authority

B.Sc. Degree in Physics, M.Sc. Degree in Geo-information Science & Earth Observation (specializing in Applied Geophysics), certificates in various renewable energy source, geothermal development, ArcGIS and different computer application software, programming and database


  • Geophysical exploration of geothermal and minerals exploration
  • Geothermal and mineral projects report evaluation, monitoring and licensing
  • Negotiation of various exploration and mining projects
  • Drafting of geothermal and mineral proclamations and regulations
  • GIS Data Processing and Interpretation and Cadastre System Administrator.
  • Evaluation committee for the purchase of equipments, services and maintenance for the Ministry.