Ethiopia’s tribes cry for help – Al Jazeera

A drive to become a world leading sugar producer threatens the livelihoods of thousands of people in rural areas. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Lower Omo Valley in south-western Ethiopia is a vast... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Hydroelectric Program – Boon or Folly?

Developing countries worldwide view the construction of power facilities as integral to their economic development to lift their populations out of poverty. Ethiopia has now embarked on massive hydroelectric schemes currently involving... Read more »
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Ethiopia Launches 6,000-Megawatt Hydropower ‘Project X’

Industrial Info Resources: Ethiopia’s ambitious intentions to exploit the country’s hydropower potential and make it east Africa’s leader in renewable power for the next five years have taken a major step forward.... Read more »

Tekeze hydro project Named one of Power Engineering Projects of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla. Power Engineering magazine recognized the 2010 Projects of the Year Award finalists and announced the winners. The Tekeze hydro project in Ethiopia won the Project of the Year Award for... Read more »
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Gilgel Gibe II, the hydro power plant which collapsed last February due to unforeseen accident only weeks after its official inauguration, is set to resume production in days. The maintenance work of... Read more »
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Ethiopia Plans Power Exports to Sudan After Rains Boost Dams

Supplies to Sudan will total about 200 megawatts, while 150 megawatts may also be sold to Djibouti should there be sufficient supplies, said Mekuria Lemma, head of strategic management and programming at... Read more »