Energy in Tanzania

  • How to boost private sector investment in Africa’s electricity infrastructure

    BOTSWANA, 2017/06/15 A new World Bank statement has called for increased private sector investment in Africa’s under-developed electricity transmission infrastructure, a vital ingredient for reaching Africa’s energy goals. The statement which was made available to the Ghana News Agency on Thursday by the World Bank indicated that Africa lags behind the rest of the world at the same time as it comes to electricity, with just 35 % of the people with access to power and a generation capacity of only 100 GW. According to the statement those who do have power typically consume relatively little, face frequent outages and pay high prices.
  • EU Gives Tanzania U.S.$200 Million to Develop Energy Sector

    EUROPEAN UNION, 2017/06/06 The European Union, through the Energy for Increase and Sustainable Development programme, has given Tanzania €180 million ($200 million) to develop its energy sector. The bloc, working with the German Development Bank (KfW) and the French Agency for Improvment(AFD), is funding a €42 million ($47 million) electrification project in northwestern Tanzania, covering the Kagera, Geita and Kigoma Regions.
  • Tanzanians one day will have natural gas connected to their homes

    TANZANIA, 2014/02/23 THE dream that Tanzanians one day will have natural gas connected to their homes for domestic use could any minute at this time be a reality next a team of Egyptian investors expressed interest. Speaking to journalists yesterday, TAQA Arabia business development director, Mr Akmal Zaghloul who is part of the Egyptian Foreign Minister\'s delegation said that he is very impressed with what he has seen in the country. "We have had talks with the Ministry of Energy and Minerals and the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) and have expressed interest in the natural gas downstream particularly in connectivity and the signs are good,\" he said.
  • African energy environment seems rather dynamic at present

    BOTSWANA, 2013/07/02 Cross Border Data’s African Energy Atlas 2013 has just come out. What does is tell us about the continent’s energy reserves, production and next prospects? This annual publication is largely comprised by a selection of maps detailing everything from major continental rail and road connections, patterns of political risk, energy infrastructure, country-by-country power supply, oil and gas reserves and downstream hydrocarbons markets. Maps are drawn/updated annually by ‘journalist mapmaker’ David Burles and an introductory piece describes the process of production as requiring the application of investigative techniques to obtain even the majority basic data. Data on the continent’s energy environment has been built up using “not only maps, but as well press releases, news statement and good old-fashioned journalistic legwork”.
  • Stolen Electric Cables Disrupt Power Supply in Kilimanjaro

    TANZANIA, 2012/12/31 Unrelenting theft of electric cables in Kilimanjaro Region has caused a lot of inconveniences disrupting economic activities as some of the places remained for 18 hours without power. Official record from relevant offices maintain that so far additional than 4,000 meters including the recent thievery of 350 meters of the same that occurred in Shiri Matunda ward in Moshi urban area this week.
  • Tanzania: Lake Tanganyika Oil Drilling May Start After 15 Years - Explorer 2012-10-30

    TANZANIA, 2012/10/30 更多