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Ethiopia


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…


Voith equips the Ethiopian hydropower plant Gilgel Gibe II with intelligent solutions

Contract signed for digital solutions, including OnCare.Asset and OnCall.Video, as well as spare parts and training, in order to assist Ethiopian Electric Power to increase the availability further. Last year,…


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…


12 Big Power Stories You May Have Missed in 2020

With COVID-19 filling the news throughout 2020, it’s very likely you missed some of the most important developments that occurred in the power sector this year. Here's a look at…


Award-Winning Hydropower Project Helps Electrify Ethiopia
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The government of Ethiopia has set a goal of providing access to electricity to all its citizens by 2025. It still has a long way to go, but projects such…