Senate Confirm Asmeret Berhe as Federal Office of Science Director

Originally from Eritrea, Prof. Asmeret Berhe becomes the first person of color to lead the Office of Science. BY TESFANEWS* The U.S. Senate today confirmed University of California, Merced Biogeochemist Professor Asmeret Asefaw Berhe to be the new director of the Office of Science in the federal Department of Energy.

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Hirgigo Power Plant Resumes 24-hr Power Supply

The plant starts providing uninterrupted electric power supply after undergoing plant expansion program worth $98.6m. BY SHABAIT A project worth 98.6 million Dollars has been implemented to augment the electric power supply by 60%. The project that was implemented by the Chinese SFECO Company will upgrade the electric power supply by 46 mega watts.

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Eritrea – EU Cooperation: History & Perspectives

By Ambassador Christian Manahl | Head of the EU Delegation to Eritrea, Europe Day, celebrated annually on 9 May, marks the anniversary of French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman’s call on the nations of Europe to unite in order to make war among them impossible. His speech marked the beginning of European integration that eventually led […]

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Eritrea and EU Poised to Sign 11th EDF Cooperation Agreement

By TesfaNews, THE European Union and the State of Eritrea are inching closer to sign the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) cooperation agreement that runs from 2014-2020. Government Spokesperson and Minister of Information Yemane G. Meskel indicated that the multi-million-euro development package will mostly focus on enhancing Eritrea’s energy infrastructure projects. Soon after the EU Commissioner […]

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Harnessing the Geothermal Potential of Eritrea

By ARGeo, UNITED Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has thrown its weight behind Eritrea’s vision of advancing clean energy development in the country. Through the GEF Funded African Rift Geothermal Development Facility project (ARGeo) which promotes geothermal resource exploration, development and utilization in African countries, UNEP is engaged in supporting Eritrea (an ‘ARGeo country’) through the […]

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The Future of Solar Farming in Eritrea

By GeoGroup, ERITREA is blessed with a vast solar energy potential. Everyday, most parts of the country receive 7.5 – 8 kWh of solar energy per square meter. Eritrea’s deserts and farmland are amongst the sunniest in the world, and thus suitable for large-scale power production. The Eritrean government should embrace favourable tax structures and […]

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