General Electric is planning to install hydroelectric plants that will generate an additional two gigawatts of electricity in the country by 2030 in view of the nation’s growing power demands, according to GE Reports Africa.
The President and Chief Executive Officer, Hydro, GE Renewable Energy, Yves Rannou, gave this indication in an interview ahead of the 2017 World Hydropower Congress.
Rannou said, “Hydro is booming in Africa. In 2016, more than 3GW of hydropower capacity was put into operation with plans to grow its installed base in the years to come.”
“There are also plans for an additional 7GW in Angola; +2GW in Mozambique and Nigeria; +2GW in Morocco; and +18GW in Ethiopia by 2030,” he added.