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Geothermal Energy Projects Skyrocket

According to the “2013 Geothermal Power: Internal Market Overview,” 70 countries are moving forward with nearly 700 projects, rocketing expected global geothermal capacity to reach 12,000MW by the end of 2013. “There are so many projects moving forward that just a year or two ago were ideas on paper,” says Ben Matek, the report’s author. … Continue reading Geothermal Energy Projects Skyrocket

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Wind energy in Tanzania: Wind Farm On Track

Production of electricity at the wind farm will be gradually increased to reach 300 MW annually by the year 2019, the National Development Corporation (NDC) Head of Infrastructure and Energy, Mr Pascal Malesa, told a news conference. “The US$136 million will start commissioning 50 MW in its first phase in 2015 and will continue to … Continue reading Wind energy in Tanzania: Wind Farm On Track

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Tanzania Wind Energy Potential Fairly High

The German embassy in Dar es Dar es Salaam, in collaboration with the Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT), organised renewable energies technology exhibition. The goal of the technology exhibition known as “renewables – Made in Germany” was to draw worldwide attention to the possible applications of renewable energies and to support technology transfers. … Continue reading Tanzania Wind Energy Potential Fairly High

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Tanzania Eyes Geothermal Energy to Curb Power Shortages

The government intends to diversify the power generation mix in the national grid system by increasing the proportion of natural renewable energy sources. Deputy Minister for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr Stephen Masele revealed the information in Dar es Salaam, while opening a workshop on Geothermal Legal and Regulatory Framework. “We have noted that electricity … Continue reading Tanzania Eyes Geothermal Energy to Curb Power Shortages

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Canadian Solar announces new sales agreement for solar photovoltaic projects in Tanzania

Canadian Solar (the “Company” or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar companies, today announced a 85 kW sales agreement with Zara Solar, a company from Tanzania specialized in solar PV importing, retail and installations. Including this new order, Canadian Solar will have supplied more than 350 kW of its solar modules … Continue reading Canadian Solar announces new sales agreement for solar photovoltaic projects in Tanzania

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Solar Power Is Viable Source of Energy for the Majority Poor

Villagers in the remote area of Kendwa in North Unguja have every reason to smile after a solar power project was installed in their neighborhood, thanks to sponsorship from the Government of India, through its Consul General in Zanzibar, Mr Pawan Kumar. Hailing the project as affordable and easy to instal, Mr Haroun Ali Suleiman, … Continue reading Solar Power Is Viable Source of Energy for the Majority Poor

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IFC, Aldwych International, and Six Telecoms to Develop 100 MW Wind Farm in Tanzania

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is partnering with Aldwych and Six Telecoms to develop a 100 MW wind farm in Singida, Tanzania, enhancing power supply reliability, decreasing the need for costly fuel imports, and helping fight climate change. Being developed by project company Wind East Africa, the Singida project seeks to be … Continue reading IFC, Aldwych International, and Six Telecoms to Develop 100 MW Wind Farm in Tanzania

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Why Tanzania Must Invest in Renewable Energy

There are many reasons for Investing in renewable energy. Fossil fuel (common crude oil) energy resources are pollutants, limited, finite and therefore not sustainable. Countries like Japan and others, for example, which depend on imported fuel, risk the effects of price fluctuations and natural disasters. On environmental concerns, utilization of fossil fuels produces carbon dioxide … Continue reading Why Tanzania Must Invest in Renewable Energy

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Largest solar power project in Tanzania’s history

This solar project, believed to be the largest of its kind in Tanzania’s history, is being carried out through a joint effort between Rex Investment Ltd and Camco International from the UK. Implementation of a solar power project in the Kigoma region of Tanzania has gotten underway, with the initial installation of solar systems completed … Continue reading Largest solar power project in Tanzania’s history

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Solar energy in Tanzania changes lives, saves environment

The Family Solar Energy was a new project intended to conserve the fast depleting environment, especially the forest cover, in Kilimanjaro Region to minimize excessive use of firewood as a source of cooking energy. Some of the project beneficiaries at Kwatito Village, Ms Martina Patrick, Mr Raphael Mallya and Isack Kiria said that they are … Continue reading Solar energy in Tanzania changes lives, saves environment

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