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Egyptian President to meet Ethiopia’s PM over Nile dam impasse
A long-running diplomatic standoff over building and operating the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has heightened tensions between the two countries. Egypt worries that the dam will threaten its already scarce water supplies
Dubai makes progress on first hydroelectric plant
The $523mn hydroelectric plant will use water stored in the Hatta Dam
Renewable energy installed capacity reaches 2,179GW in 2017 - IRENA
Global investments of $2.7 trillion from 2007 to 2017 have expanded the proportion of world electricity generated by wind, solar, geothermal, small-scale hydropower plants, marine, and biomass and waste-to-energy from 5.2 to 12.1%
A stronger, smarter and greener grid
The disruption caused by multiple and unpredictable sources of renewable energy generation and the decentralisation of the energy infrastructure is presenting opportunities to utilities and system operators such as ABB. Writes Baset Asaba

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