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Iceland Starts Geothermal Cooperation with Ethiopia

By Iceland Review

The Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA) has signed a Partnership Agreement with the Government of Ethiopia for geothermal surface exploration and capacity building for geothermal development.

ethiopia_addis__psAddis Ababa, Ethiopia. Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

The cooperation is part of a project under the Iceland – World Bank compact on geothermal energy and is the second project under the ICEIDA/NDF Geothermal Exploration Project, with the first one already under way in Rwanda, as stated on ICEIDA’s website.

Ethiopia is considered to have great geothermal potential, up to 5,000 MW.

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