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How to turn confrontation about Africa's biggest hydropower dam to cooperation

By Hisham Eldardiry, PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington
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Since Ethiopia announced the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in 2011, there have been disagreements between Egypt and Ethiopia on the filling and operation of the dam. With turbines of about 5100 MW it has more than two times the energy generating power of the nearest major hydropower dam – the High Aswan Dam in Egypt which was commissioned 50 years ago.

Ethiopia, as an upstream country in the Nile basin, contributes…


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