8 October 2017

Ethiopia: Lights Out

Photo: Addis Fortune
A tree has collapsed on an electric transmission line near Mesqel Square.

The tree has collapsed upon an electric transmission line near Mesqel Square. Such incidents are exasperating the insufficient distribution of electricity in the country. The power shortage in Ethiopia is occurring despite the fact that the nation has the potential to generate 45,000MW through hydropower alone. Nonetheless, Ethiopia makes do with a total of a little over 4000MW.


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