List of power stations in Ethiopia

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This page lists all power stations in Ethiopia.

Hydroelectric[edit]

In service[edit]

Hydroelectric station Type Capacity
(MW)
Year completed Name of reservoir River
Gilgel Gibe III [1][2] Reservoir 1870 2015 Omo River
Beles Power Station Reservoir 460 2010 Lake Tana/Beles River
Gilgel Gibe II Power Station Run of river 420 2009 Gilgel Gibe Reservoir Omo River[3]
Tekeze Power Station Reservoir 300 2009 Tekeze Reservoir Tekeze River
Gilgel Gibe I Power Station Reservoir 184 2004 Gilgel Gibe Reservoir Omo River
Melka Wakena Power Station Reservoir 150 1989
Fincha Power Station Reservoir 134 1973
Fincha Amerti Neshe Reservoir 100 2011 Blue Nile River
Tis Abay II Power Station Reservoir 73 2001 Lake Tana[4] Abay River
Koka Power Station Reservoir 43 1960 Lake Gelila Awash River
Awash III Power Station Reservoir 32 1971 Lake Koka Awash River
Awash II Power Station Reservoir 32 1966 Lake Koka Awash River
Tis Abay I Power Station [5] Reservoir 12 1953 Lake Tana Abay River
Sor Power Station Reservoir 5 1990
Total 3,715

Under construction or proposed[edit]

Hydroelectric station Type Capacity
(MW)
Status Name of reservoir River Ref
Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Reservoir 6000 Under construction Blue Nile River [6][7]
Gilgel Gibe IV Reservoir 1472 Proposed Omo River
Gilgel Gibe V Reservoir 660 Proposed Omo River [8]
Halele Worabesa Reservoir 440  ? Omo River
Geba 369 Proposed [9]
Chemoga Yeda Reservoir 278  ?
Genale Dawa III 254 Under construction
Genale Dawa IV 250 Proposed
TOTAL 8,950

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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