Ethiopia to build 10 hydroelectric
Nov 19, 2009 - Hydroworld.com
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia 11/19/09 (PennWell) --
The government of Ethiopia said it will build 10
hydroelectric projects over the next decade at a
cost of US$10 billion, according to Nazret.com, an
online news service in Ethiopia.
The projects’ combined capacity would be 15,000
MW, said the Ethiopian Electric and Power Corp. Ethiopia
recently completed the 300-MW Tekeze hydroelectric
project, the largest public works project in Ethiopia’s
history. (HydroWorld 11/16/09)
Ethiopia plans to open three more hydroelectric
projects in coming months and already has agreed
to provide power supplies to Kenya, Sudan and Dijibouti.