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Ethiopia


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…


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…