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Genale Dawa 3 hydroelectric project, Ethiopia, London

Event organised by The British Dam Society

20 March 2017

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Genale Dawa (GD3) is one of the largest hydropower dam projects currently being undertaken by Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP). It is being designed and constructed by the Chinese Corporation, CGGC with MWH undertaking the role of Owner's Engineer.

This presentation will give an overview of Ethiopia's current push to grow its economy and improve the living standards of its population by developing its large potential for hydropower to drive an increase in trade and industry and provide electricity to rural communities. It will then describe in greater detail the GD3 scheme and, in particular, the design and construction of the 110m high Concrete Faced Rockfill Dam (CFRD) and its appurtenant structures as well as the challenges faced from working in a remote location with a diverse project team.

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Shelly-Ann Russell