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Ethiopia Outlines $40 Billion Plan as GERD Hydro Startup Nears

Ethiopian officials have said they are moving closer to commissioning the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) hydropower installation, part of 71 power projects included in a $40 billion investment package…


El Dabaa First of 'Several' Nuclear Reactors for Egypt

Construction of Egypt’s first nuclear power plant is moving forward, and a government official said the country plans to build "several" more reactors "in various regions" to help support economic…


Tensions Intensify as Ethiopia Readies to Start GERD Mega-Dam Turbines

Despite continued pressure from Egypt and Sudan, Ethiopia will push ahead on the second-year filling of the 6.4-GW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) reservoir this summer with ambitions to begin…


Gas-to-Power Emerging as Central to Africa’s Economic, Industrial Future

The energy industry in Africa is staging a comeback after the pandemic’s significant economic impact over 2020. In 2021 and beyond, according to the Africa Energy Chamber (AEC), the revival…


Rains Complicate Ethiopian Hydro Dam Dispute

Ethiopia says it had reached a “major common understanding” with Egypt and Sudan related to the first filling and annual operation of the 6.4-GW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), paving…