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Connecting East Africa

MIN READAug 20, 2014 | 09:04 GMT

The East African electricity transmission network is perhaps the most fragmented in all of sub-Saharan Africa. The lack of connections between Sudan and Ethiopia, and between Ethiopia and Kenya, leaves significant gaps among the main electricity producers in the Eastern Africa Power Pool. Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda currently conduct most of the power trading in East Africa.

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The East African electricity transmission network is perhaps the most fragmented in all of sub-Saharan Africa. But a number of projects are in the works to improve the region's interconnectivity....

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