The Main Dam – 1.8 km long, 170 m high roller compacted concrete (RCC) structure, and the Saddle Dam – 5.2 km long, 50 m high concrete-faced rockfill dam (CFRD) structure – will have a storage capacity of 74 billion cubic meters at full supply level. Upon completion, with its installed capacity of 5,150 MW, the GERD will become Africa’s largest hydro-power plant with potential to supply clean electricity to over 60 million Ethiopians.
- 5:00 PM–5:05 PM: Introduction
- 5:05 PM–6:05 PM: Presentation
- 6:05 PM–6:30 PM: Q&A
Acting, Executive Director of Hydrologic Forecasting and Water Management, Government of Manitoba
Dr. Fisaha Unduche, P.Eng., is the Acting Executive Director of Hydrologic Forecasting and Water Management in the Government of Manitoba. Dr. Unduche has been with the province of Manitoba for over 11 years and has had multiple positions during this period. Dr. Unduche is a registered professional engineer in the province of Manitoba.