Power cuts began on May 9, due to reduced generation capacity at most of its hydroelectric dams. The cuts are scheduled to continue until July.
Lights Out! the Aftershock
Reporter, 25 May 2019
It has been a week now since the government of Ethiopia reintroduced the latest round of power rationing measures that rotates every two shifts during the course of a day. Although… Read more »
Energy Sector, Too Much Focus On Hydro
Addis Fortune, 25 May 2019
If there is any Western country eager to help Ethiopia in the power sector, none match the enthusiasm and drive of the Danish government. Denmark, a country with an impressive… Read more »
Ethiopia Begins Power Rations, Cuts Exports
Addis Fortune, 18 May 2019
The water elevation at Gilgel Gibe III Dam, which produces 46pc of the country's power, is at is 818 metres, 16 metres below this time last year. Read more »
At 6.45 gigawatts, upon completion, the dam will be the largest in Africa and the 7th largest in the world. The government says the project will be completed in 2022. Read more »
The energy company says it will buy the Jatropha seeds from individual farmers and willl use a digital payment platform for suppliers. Read more »
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