Archive for the ‘Energy’ Category

Egypt: Irrigation Minister – We Have Concerns About the Construction of Ethiopian Dam

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Dr. Mohamed Bahaa eddin on 22/9/2012 said that Egypt is still having concerns about the construction of Ethiopia's dam due to its quantum storage capacity. He confirmed that Ethiopia is yet to start with the construction of he dam. Meanwhile, he noted that the Ethiopian ...

Ethiopian Sugar to Raise Sugar Output

Monday, October 31st, 2011

The Ethiopian Sugar Corporation announced plans to raise national sugar production from 300 thousand to 2.25 million tonnes annually. The corporation has begun extensive efforts towards increased sugar production according to Yilma Tibebu Corporation Public Head.

Ethiopia’s Millennium Dam Not to Negatively Impact Egypt, Sudan

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

Ethiopian Minister of Water and Energy Alemayehu Tajno says that the country’s proposed Millennium Dam will not harm Egypt or Sudan

Ethiopia, Djibouti to Sign Electricity Export Deal Tomorrow

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

A delegation from the government and the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCO) is scheduled to sign an official and binding agreement with Djibouti tomorrow for the export of electricity.

UNESCO pushes to lessen Ethiopia’s scanty power supply by around 2000MW!

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

By Kelebet Adam The discourse over trading off environment for the sake of developing human society has become very insensitively and irrationally sensitive subject for people who thinks that they are they only one who cares about mother earth. The three views over nature as to human development efforts are presented ...

Ethiopia might import SA coal via Berbera Port

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

The Ethiopian Petroleum Enterprise is to import coal from South Africa with the aim of securing a sustainable supply of coal as an alternative source of energy for cement factories in Ethiopia.

Ethiopia might import SA coal via Berbera Port

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

The Ethiopian Petroleum Enterprise is to import coal from South Africa with the aim of securing a sustainable supply of coal as an alternative source of energy for cement factories in Ethiopia.

Egypt seeks coordination with Sudan on Nile waters

Friday, August 12th, 2011

August 11, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir received a letter today from Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi who heads Egypt’s Supreme military council that is running the country since president Hosni Mubarak was ousted earlier this year.

Ethiopia to defy Egypt and build huge Nile dam

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

By Barry Malone ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia on Wednesday said it planned to build a huge dam on the Nile despite a long-running row with Egypt over use of the river and concern the dispute may spark a war.

Ethiopian dams on Nile stir river rivalry

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, March 16 (UPI) -- Ethiopia is pressing ahead with plans to build large dams on the Nile as upstream African states put pressure on a reluctant Egypt to share the waters of the world's longest river more equitably.