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This is the second plant to be inaugurated in almost as many months.
And a few more projects are in the pipeline to ensure that the power shortages of last year never recur.
The next stage, Gilgel Gibe III, is expected to generate about 1,800MW of power.
Ethiopia’s government wants the country to generate its own electricity and export it to the region.
The BBC’s Uduak Amimo in Addis Ababa says Djibouti, Kenya and Sudan have already agreed to buy power from Ethiopia.
She says if all goes according to plan, electricity will overtake coffee as Ethiopia’s biggest export within the next decade.
(Source: BBC News)