ETHIOPIA

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From ex-prostitutes making jewellery out of bullet casing to drones delivering blood, rising numbers of businesses with a mission to help address...

In 2017 alone, poor rains and the residual effects of past extreme weather events forced millions of Ethiopians to rely on food assistance, according...
Selling solar products through the informal sector is not just financially attractive in places like Ethiopia—it’s also the key to reaching the...
Nervousness in the Ethiopian solar sector: an Israeli NGO is planning to distribute a total of 16 million solar lanterns to rural households at a...

01.02.2016 , The Overseas Development Institute (ODI), GOGLA, Practical Action and SolarAid

Accelerating access to electricity in Africa with off-grid solar

These reports present evidence of the impact of solar household systems, reviews the market in the region and 13 selected countries in sub-Saharan...
ArsoAmba is a village located 230 km far from Addis Ababa in North Shoa Zone, Amhara Regional State. It has an estimated population of 5000 people....
In this study, we have investigated the practice of an international network of companies and organizations which are engaged in the diffusion of...
Ethiopian startup AhadooTec is set to launch an educational mobile app to make study materials more accessible and to serve as a personalised learning...
Ethiopia is known by some as “the land of 13 months of sunshine,” a reference both to its climate and to its unique calendar of 12 months of 30 days...
Ethiopia is the second largest off-grid market in Sub-Saharan Africa: 68.8 million people live in remote regions. The market potential for the...

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Research organisation, the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), has launched a new report that shows how...

The points mentioned include questioning the need of different requirements for solar products...

About 60% of Ethiopia’s rural population do not have access to basic water services and, as of 2015,...

The Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) has invited proposals from eligible bidders for the...

The Ethiopian Electric Utility is seeking proposals for 25 mini grid projects which are being backed...

Ethiopia is currently trying to set up a methodology for the calculation of electricity tariffs for...

Government efforts to improve the economics of Ethiopia’s electricity supply industry encompass the...

Chinese firm Shenzhen Lemi Technology Development Corporation Limited (SLTDC) on Monday showcased...

The Government of Ethiopia has awarded 12 small-scale solar energy development projects to three...

In Ethiopia, energy generation has now fallen prey to weather conditions, exasperating the perennial...

Water-level decline in major electric power-plants, mainly the Melka Wakena, Gibe-III and Koka...

China agrees to support Ethiopia in its ambitious plan to produce renewable energy.