Energy Projects Updates

Last Updated on Monday, 28 May 2012

The Approved projects for Energy sector are as follows;

  • Rehabilitation of Transmission and Distribution Network and Extension of Distribution System in Dodoma, Iringa, Mbeya, Morogoro, Mwanza and Tanga regions.

The six regions were identified by the Government of Tanzania as priority areas for investment. This activity will address the growing demand and the corresponding strain on the network to deliver reliable and quality power to industrial and commercial users, as well as to households in these regions.

  • Development of Malagarasi Small Hydropower plant (8MW) and power supply to Kigoma, Kasulu and Uvinza towns.
This activity seeks to replace costly, inefficient, and polluting diesel power generation with affordable, re¬liable, and clean renewable small-scale hydropower. The expanded distribution system will also facilitate the electrification of rural villages and towns.
  • Construction of the second Submarine Cable (100MW) to connect power from Mainland Tanzania to Zanzibar.

The activity includes laying a submarine electric transmission cable from the • mainland to Unguja Island, along the path of the existing submarine cable that is reaching its limits in both capacity and lifespan

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