Energy

All Stories

ETHIOPIA | Solar and wind power could break the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam deadlock

For several years, political tensions between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have been escalating in a conflict over the near-complete Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The GERD is Africa’s largest hydropower plant. It dams the Blue Nile river coming from Ethiopia’s highlands just before it crosses into Sudan where, after merging with the White Nile, it continues northwards to Egypt.

ETHIOPIA | Solar and wind power could break the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam deadlock

ETHIOPIA | Solar and wind power could break the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam deadlock

For several years, political tensions between Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have been escalating in a conflict over the near-complete Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The GERD is Africa’s largest hydropower plant. It dams the Blue Nile river coming from Ethiopia’s highlands just before it crosses into Sudan where, after merging with the White Nile, it continues northwards to Egypt.

ETHIOPIA | Solar and wind power could break the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam deadlock
Image