AfDB approves USD 870,000 for off-grid energy

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

New Tanesco Managing Director

President Magufuli has appointed Mr Tito Esau Mwinuka as the new Managing Director of the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) with immediate effect on 1 January 2017.  Before his appointment, Mr Mwinuka was a senior lecturer and head of the University of Dar es Salaam’s department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. Background: On 29 December 2016, the Energy … Read more