Ethiopia Announces Plans to Build 1000 MW Geothermal Power Plant  

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East Africa has become something of a hotspot for geothermal power - the latest project announced is in Ethiopia. Inhabitat has a report - Ethiopia Announces Plans to Build Massive 1000 MW Geothermal Power Plant.

American-Icelandic company Reykjavik Geothermal just invested $4 billion towards a massive new geothermal farm 124 miles south of the Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa. The deal signed on Wednesday secures three-quarters of the funding necessary to build the 1000 MW geothermal project, which is the first of its kind in the country, and paves the way to a cleaner energy future for one of Africa’s most populated countries.

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