Largest wind farm in Sub-Saharan Africa begins production in Ethiopia

27th November 2013 Nick Michell

The Ashegoda wind farm, Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest, has begun production in Ethiopia, adding 120 MW in capacity to the country’s burgeoning renewable energy plans. With planned annual production of 400 GWh, the new complex located close to the city of Mekele, will save 300,000 tonnes of CO2 per year and provide a source of renewable electricity for nearly one million people every year.

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