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List of power stations in Ethiopia


List of power stations in Ethiopia

The following page lists all power stations in Ethiopia.


  • Hydroelectric 1
    • In service 1.1
    • Under construction or Proposed 1.2
  • See also 2
  • References 3


In service

No. Hydroelectric station Type Capacity
Year completed Name of reservoir River
1 Tis Abay I Power Station [1] Reservoir 12 1953 Lake Tana Abay River
2 koka Power Station Reservoir 43 1960 Lake Gelila Awash River
3 Awash II Power Station Reservoir 32 1966 Lake Koka Awash River
4 Awash III Power Station Reservoir 32 1971 Lake Koka Awash River
5 Fincha Power Station Reservoir 134 1973
6 Melka Wakena Power Station Reservoir 150 1989
7 Sor Power Station Reservoir 5 1990
8 Tis Abay II Power Station Reservoir 73 2001 Lake Tana[2] Abay River
9 Gilgel Gibe I Power Station Reservoir 184 2004 Gilgel Gibe Reservoir Omo River
10 Tekeze Power Station Reservoir 300 2009 Tekeze Reservoir Tekeze River
11 Gilgel Gibe II Power Station Run of river 420 2009 Gilgel Gibe Reservoir Omo River[3]
12 Beles Power Station Reservoir 460 2010 Lake Tana/Beles River

Under construction or Proposed

Hydroelectric station Type Capacity
Year completed Name of reservoir River Ref
Gilgel Gibe III Reservoir 1870 2013 Omo River [4] [5]
Fincha Amerti Neshe Reservoir 100 2013
Gilgel Gibe IV Reservoir 1472 2014 Omo River
Gilgel Gibe V Reservoir 660 Omo River [6]
Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Reservoir 6000 2018 Blue Nile River [7] [8]
Halele Worabesa Reservoir 440 2015 Omo River
Chemoga Yeda Reservoir 278 2015

See also


  1. ^ Ethiopia's Hydropower Energy Outlook
  2. ^ About Tis Abay II
  3. ^ Ethiopian Hydropower Projects in the Pipeline
  4. ^ "The Gilgel Gibe Hydropower Stations". Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Gibe III Hydroelectric Project". Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  6. ^ "Gibe V". Studio Pietrangeli. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "The Grand Renaissance Dam – Ethiopia's greatest risk". Featured Projects. Power Technology. 25 February 2013. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  8. ^ "GERDP". Studio Pietrangeli. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 

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