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Ethiopia to build geothermal power plant in July

Source : World Bulletin / 08 Apr 2014

Ethiopia will build a 1000-megawatt geothermal power plant in July, Alemayehu Tegenu, minister of water, irrigation and energy, said Monday.

The Korbete Power Plant, to be built in the Afar Regional State at a cost of some $2 billion, is expected to be fully operational within six years.


Climate innovation centre in Ethiopia to improve access to energy

Source : UN Multimedia / 29 Mar 2014

A centre to promote pioneering clean technology enterprises that address climate change and create jobs has been launched in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

The World Bank–supported Ethiopia Climate Innovation Center (ECIC), is expected to help over 3.1 million Ethiopians to better cope with climate change.

It's also thought it could lead to the creation of up to 12,000 jobs in the next ten years.


Change looms for Ethiopia’s ancient salt trade

Source : Reuters | 18 May 2013

Abdu Ibrahim Mohammed was 15 years old when he began trekking with caravans of camels to collect salt in a sun-blasted desert basin of north Ethiopia that is one of the hottest places on earth.


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