are under consideration – especially in Ethiopia, which is building Africa’s largest hydropower dam, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile.
Month: August 2014
Egypt suffers regular blackouts due to worst energy crisis in decades
which is threatened by sea level rise. There is also the ‘Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam’ that Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile upstream from Egypt.
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