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France’s Alstom to Supply Hydroelectric Equipment For the Ethiopia’s Nile Dam

AFRICANGLOBE- France's Alstom has signed a 250 million euro ($325 million) deal with Ethiopia for turbines and generators for what will become Africa's largest dam, being built along the Nile River, the firm said on Monday. The Horn of Africa country is building an array of hydro electric projects and has plans to invest more than $12 billion in harnessing the rivers that run through its highlands to generate more than 40,000 MW of power by 2035.

Ethiopia’s Nile Dam – A Mega-Dam With Potentially Mega-Consequences – An...

AFRICANGLOBE - Without greater oversight, Ethiopia's secretive new Nile dam could have disastrous environmental, social and political impacts. While Egypt was undergoing dramatic political changes...

Nile Dam Project a Hydropower Hope, But Regional Envy

Ethiopia has begun construction of a 6,000 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile river, a move that has been greeted enthusiastically by...