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Ethiopia’s Largest Hydro Plant To Produce Electricity In 2015

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia’s government plans to start generating electricity from its largest hydropower plant, Gibe III, in the second half of the year if annual rains sufficiently fill its reservoir, Water and Energy Minister Alemayehu Tegenu said.

Ethiopian Dam Project Could Start Power Generation By June

AFRICANGLOBE - A much-delayed $1.8 billion dam project under construction along Ethiopia's Omo river could begin generating power by June and be fully operational by early 2016, an official said on Thursday.

Ethiopia: Govt’s Controversial Gibe 3 Mega-Dam

AFRICANGLOBE - There are concerns that more than half a million people's livelihoods along the Lower Omo Valley in Ethiopia and Kenya could be threatened by the construction of the Gibe III Dam project. The work, which has been ongoing since 2006 and is now over halfway to completion

Ethiopian Dams Bring Rebirth and Power to East Africa

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile River, close to the border with Sudan, will transform Ethiopia into an East African...

Ethiopia's Nile Dam Now 46% Complete

With a view to obtaining first hand appraisal of the project, government officials and stakeholders spearheaded by Alemayehu Tegenu, Minister of MoWE, this week paid a field visit to the project site in the SNNP region.