Ethiopia Announces Plans to Build 1000 MW Geothermal Power Plant  

Posted by Big Gav in , ,

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.

0 comments

Post a Comment

Statistics

Locations of visitors to this page

blogspot visitor
Stat Counter

Total Pageviews

Ads

Books

Followers

Blog Archive

Labels

australia (602) global warming (377) solar power (357) peak oil (333) renewable energy (216) electric vehicles (202) wind power (180) ocean energy (159) csp (151) geothermal energy (143) smart grids (139) solar thermal power (138) tidal power (134) coal seam gas (129) nuclear power (124) oil (122) solar pv (115) lng (114) energy storage (113) geothermal power (112) china (110) iraq (110) green buildings (107) natural gas (106) agriculture (87) oil price (79) biofuel (77) smart meters (72) wave power (70) electricity grid (66) uk (65) energy efficiency (63) coal (57) google (57) internet (51) shale gas (49) surveillance (49) bicycle (48) food prices (48) big brother (47) thin film solar (42) canada (40) biomimicry (39) ocean power (37) politics (37) scotland (37) new zealand (35) shale oil (35) air transport (34) algae (34) water (34) queensland (32) concentrating solar power (31) credit crunch (31) bioplastic (30) california (30) saudi arabia (30) population (29) cogeneration (28) geoengineering (28) offshore wind power (28) tesla (28) arctic ice (26) resource wars (26) woodside (26) batteries (25) bruce sterling (25) censorship (25) cleantech (25) drought (25) ctl (23) economics (22) limits to growth (21) carbon tax (20) coal to liquids (20) distributed manufacturing (20) indonesia (20) iraq oil law (20) origin energy (20) brightsource (19) buckminster fuller (19) rail transport (19) ultracapacitor (19) lithium (18) santos (18) ausra (17) exxon (17) michael klare (17) cellulosic ethanol (16) collapse (16) electric bikes (16) mapping (16) ucg (16) atlantis (15) bees (15) concentrating solar thermal power (15) ethanol (15) geodynamics (15) iceland (15) psychology (15) brazil (14) fertiliser (14) al gore (13) ambient energy (13) biodiesel (13) carbon emissions (13) cities (13) investment (13) kenya (13) lithium ion batteries (13) matthew simmons (13) biochar (12) bucky fuller (12) chile (12) internet of things (12) otec (12) public transport (12) texas (12) victoria (12) cradle to cradle (11) desertec (11) energy policy (11) terra preta (11) amory lovins (10) fabber (10) gazprom (10) goldman sachs (10) gtl (10) hybrid car (10) severn estuary (10) tinfoil (10) toyota (10) volt (10) alaska (9) biomass (9) carbon trading (9) distributed generation (9) esolar (9) four day week (9) fuel cells (9) jeremy leggett (9) pge (9) sweden (9) afghanistan (8) antarctica (8) arrow energy (8) big oil (8) eroei (8) fish (8) floating offshore wind power (8) guerilla gardening (8) linc energy (8) methane (8) methane hydrates (8) nanosolar (8) natural gas pipelines (8) pentland firth (8) relocalisation (8) us elections (8) western australia (8) airborne wind turbines (7) bloom energy (7) boeing (7) bolivia (7) chp (7) climategate (7) copenhagen (7) saul griffith (7) stirling engine (7) vinod khosla (7) apocaphilia (6) ceramic fuel cells (6) cigs (6) futurism (6) jatropha (6) local currencies (6) nigeria (6) ocean acidification (6) scenario planning (6) somalia (6) t boone pickens (6) space based solar power (5) varanus island (5) garbage (4) global energy grid (4) kevin kelly (4) low temperature geothermal power (4) oled (4) tim flannery (4) v2g (4) club of rome (3) norman borlaug (2) peak oil portfolio (1)