News from Year 2016

Jul 13, 2016 Link

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.

Apr 11, 2016 Link

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.

News from Year 2015

Oct 19, 2015 Link

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.

Oct 15, 2015 Link

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.