The Electricity (Development of Small Power Project) Rules 2019 GN 45 replace the earlier 2018 Rules.
Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) No 1 Bill 2020 has been presented to the Tanzanian Parliament in January 2020 and proposes the following changes to the Electricity Act 2008: A Commissioner for Electricity Affairs shall appointed by the President and shall advise the Minister of Energy on specified matters. Notwithstanding any payments made for supply of … Read more
The Tanzanian Parliament has enacted the new Arbitration Act 2020 which has been given Presidential assent and passed into law in February 2020 to replace the Arbitration Act 1931. The Act provides for conduct relating to “domestic arbitration”, “international arbitration” and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and related matters. Key issues addressed in the Act … Read more
TANESCO has published the following 3 Invitations for Qualification: TANESCO IFQ – Large Wind dated 18 September 2018 TANESCO IFQ – Coal dated 18 September 2018 TANESCO IFQ – Large Solar dated 18 September 2018 We have an extensive local energy and projects practice and can assist on any of these IFQs. Please contact us if you have any comments or … Read more
This EWURA report presents the performance of the electricity sector during the period from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017. Please contact us if you have any comments or questions, so we can advise you further.
USAID has published its Tanzania Investment Policy Assessment 2018 via its East Africa Trade + Investment Hub. Statistics are from United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). See: http://unctad.org/en/Pages/statistics.aspx The set of investment policy questions that guided the research process are adapted from the World Bank Group. See http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/666341500008847215/pdf/117475-PUBLIC-WP-13-7-2017-12-8-30-SPIRAToolKitGuide.pdfInternational best practice is cited from several … Read more
Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dodoma has in May 2018 published a Blueprint for Regulatory Reforms to Improve the Business Environment dated December 2017. The Blueprint provides the Government’s main framework for enabling a holistic review of the business enabling environment (BEE) in order to improve the business climate in Tanzania. It presents key … Read more
It is reported that the Deputy Minister for Mineral and Energy, Dr Medard Kalemani said at a sideline of the Oil and Gas Conference in Dar es Salaam: He continued:
State House has announced that Geoffrey Idelphonce Mwambe has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC). We understand that from June 2016 Mr Mwambe was District Commissioner for Manyoni District in Singida Region and before that Director of Trade, Investment and Productive Sectors at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East … Read more
As part of the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), the African Development Bank (AFDB) has approved a grant of USD 870,000 to the Rural Energy Agency (REA) towards financing off-grid energy projects in Tanzania. AFDB states that there is significant market potential for off-grid electrification projects in Tanzania due to the vast size of … Read more