Potential for Ethiopia to Produce and Export Renewable Energy

January 12, 2011

The original Desertec plans focused on developing the renewable energy potential of MENA nations located to the north of 15°N, until the South African Eskom Group initiated discussions about beginning development of the hydroelectric power generation potential of Inga Falls on the Congo River. Peak demand for electric power occurs between May and September across Europe, the MENA and South Africa due to electrical heating of buildings during the southern winter. Full text