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Egypt caps electricity usage in mosques

(Maggie Fick and Stephen Kalin) Egypt, facing the worst energy shortages for years, has set limits for electricity use at mosques as …

Ethiopia: US firms to build 300 MW Solar power plants

Global Trade and Development Consulting together with its Project Development Partner, Energy Ventures, both Maryland-based companies, today announced that they have been …

Ethiopia: A lot of hot air over gas

(Kaleyesus Bekele) Part of Ethiopia’s geology resembles the oil and gas fields of the Middle East and, indeed, natural gas fields were …

Indians to manage Ethiopia’s electric utility

(Hadra Ahmed) Ethiopia is to outsource the management of the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) to Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd …

Chinese to build Uganda’s new dam on Nile

(PesaTimes) Government has decided to award the EPC contract of the construction of the 600MW Karuma Hydropower Plant (HPP) and associated transmission …