On Aug 11, 2022

Addis Ababa, August 11, 2022 (FBC) – Inauguration Ceremony of power generation from the second turbine of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is taking place in the presence of high government officials at the project site.

GERD’s Unit 9 will be starting production of electricity with a capacity of 270 MW of electricity.

Unit 10 which was inaugurated last February is currently generating 270 MW of electricity. Combined, the two turbines will produce a total of 540 MW of electricity which is equivalent to the output from Gibe I and II. GERD has 155m height and 1.8km length.

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