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Ethiopian Nile dam will start producing 700 MW electricity next year

Christian Fernsby |
Ethiopia's dam project will start producing 700 megawatts of electricity next year.

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Ethiopia expects its Grand Renaissance Dam to start producing 700 megawatts of electricity next year, a senior government official said on Thursday, boosting the country's installed power generating capacity by 14 percent.

"Ethiopia is undertaking various projects on electronic power, chief among them the Grand Renaissance Dam, which will start producing 700 MW of electricity as of 2022," Huria Ali Mahdi, state minister for National ICT and Digital Economy, explained.


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