The Mini-Grids Information Portal's Licensing section provides an overview of procedures, prerequisites and required documentation for obtaining generation, distribution, and supply licenses for small powerplants.
Mini-Grid development in Tanzania may receive fincancing aid from REA. The required documentation and an overview of the procedure is presented in a dedicated relevant section of the Mini-Grids Information Portal.
The Library section of the Mini-Grids Information Portal caters to the need of project developers to have all relevant legislature and relevant documents collected at one place, easily accessible, and up-to-date.
To help mini-grid investors get an overview of facts about specific areas in Tanzania, the GIS section presents geographically anchored information (rural electrification, MV&HV lines, powerstations, etc.).
The Portal allows the self-registration of state authorities, local authorities, financing institutions and other entities of relevance to mini-grid development. Their details are gathered in the Directory section.
The Transactional Advisory Services Facility (TASF) provides experts to support developers to strengthen mini-grids operating models, increase their commercial viability and, ultimately, bankability.
13 Jul 2016
The new “Electricity (Electrical Installation Services) Rules” have come in force. Any person who conducts electrical installation activity must apply to EWURA for a license.
11 Apr 2016
JUMEME has just celebrated the operational launch of its project, which will bring solar hybrid mini-grids to electrify more than 100,000 people and 2,340 small businesses in Tanzania’s rural centres.
19 Oct 2015
All hydropower plants are being switched off because a lack of rain has led to low water levels in the country's dams. Hydro-electricity generation has fallen to 20% of capacity, making it difficult for the dams to operate.
15 Oct 2015
IFC launched a $5 million program to develop a market for mini-grids. The initiative aims to bring affordable, off-grid renewable energy to households and businesses in rural Tanzania.