Water-level decline in major electric power-plants, mainly the Melka Wakena, Gibe-III and Koka hydro-electric dams, has created about 426 MW electric power deficit
In recent years, at least seven sub-Saharan African states have signed agreements to deploy nuclear power with backing from Russia
The Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Agency (GCCIA) is studying the feasibility of a cable, which would pass through currently warn-torn Yemen – as part of efforts to reduce reliance on oil and gas for power generation
An agreement later this year could end the longstanding dispute over the construction of the dam
Government supporting infrastructure development in East African country.