Ethiopia adopts Israeli day/night solar power system

Solar energy is an ideal solution for the power needs of the developing world – except for one problem: It stops working when the sun goes down, at precisely the time power... Read more »

Ethiopia to Make USD 20 Billion Investment for Power Development – 2merkato

During the second phase of the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP II), which runs from 2015 to 2020, Ethiopia is going to spend a total of USD 20 Billion Birr on its... Read more »

Upholding Merit-Based Appointment

Ethiopia is endeavoring to join the ranks of middle-income countries within the next two decades or so. Towards this end the Government of Ethiopia has taken the bold step of formulating and... Read more »

Perhaps the greatest threat to Ethiopia comes from within

Since 2000 Ethiopia has registered some of the greatest gains in human development seen anywhere on the planet. It is one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies, with near double-digit GDP growth over the... Read more »

Ethiopia:Happy Ethiopian New Year– 2007

Resolutions for the Ethiopian New Year By Alemayehu G Mariam I wish all of my weekly Ethiopian readers throughout the world a happy and prosperous Ethiopian New Year*. I join you joyfully... Read more »

Ethiopia:Happy Ethiopian New Year– 2007

Resolutions for the Ethiopian New Year By Alemayehu G Mariam I wish all of my weekly Ethiopian readers throughout the world a happy and prosperous Ethiopian New Year*. I join you joyfully... Read more »
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Potential for Ethiopia to Produce and Export Renewable Energy

By Harry Valentine, Commentator/Energy Researcher:- Several years ago the European group called Desertec developed a strategy to generate renewable energy resources across the Middle East and North Africa (the MENA) and export... Read more »
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EEPCo gets high-voltage mobile substation

Reporter: By Hayal Alemayehu A high-voltage mobile substation purchased by Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo), the first of its type, was delivered here on Tuesday. The mobile substation, which allows EEPCo to... Read more »

Tension over Nile waters rises

Ethiopia shrugs off protests from groups opposed to building of dam on the river. Ethiopia inaugurated a power plant as tension rose on Nile basin despite rifts on water sharing agreement with... Read more »

Ethiopia opens 460 MW dam, starts producing 115 MW

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia opened a dam on Friday that it says will produce 460 megawatts (MW) of hydropower as part of efforts to overcome chronic energy shortages and become a... Read more »