N e w s

Tanzania: Solar Power Now Reigns Supreme in Rural Areas

  Solar power revolution is happening in Tanzania with a new study indicating that more than half (65 per cent) of rural households that have access to electricity use solar.   The Energy Access Situation Report 2016 released earlier this week by the National Bureau of Statistics and the Rural Energy Agency shows that grid electricity is the second largest source of power in rural areas with 34.5 per cent of households.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Tanzania: Kinyerezi II to Be Completed By December - Project Leader

 By December this year, the ambitious Kinyerezi II power project will be providing about 30 to 240 megawatts of electricity to the national grid in attempts to further expand the country's power generation capacity.   The revelation was made over the weekend in Dar es Salaam by the project manager Steven Manda, when he addressed the press on the progress of the project.   He said every month, the Kinyerezi Phase II power plant.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Tanzania presses on with hydroelectric dam on vast game reserve

 Plans to build a huge hydroelectric dam in the heart of one of Africa’s largest remaining wild areas have dismayed conservationists who fear that the plans will cause irreversible damage to the Selous game reserve in Tanzania.   After many years of delays and false starts, last week the president of Tanzania, John Magufuli, announced that he would be going ahead with the Stiegler’s Gorge dam on the Rufiji river..... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Tanzania: Premier Stresses Govt's Power Generation Expansion Commitment

 Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has expressed government keenness to expand the county's power generation capacity by strengthening implementation of various energy projects.   The Premier said that the country is currently implementing various projects to improve power supply and upon its completion, the nation will have reliable and affordable power that guarantees operations of many factories.   Speaking in Dar es.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Solar power to treat water for 200 thousand refugees in Tanzania

 SolarWorld Americas Inc is providing 1.2 megawatts of high-performance solar panels to power the world's largest solar-powered, safe-water treatment project. The project's systems will serve more than 250,000 Congolese and Burundian people living in three refugee settlements in Western Tanzania.   The project is proceeding under the management of Water Mission and the funding of the Poul Due Jensen Foundation (Grundfos.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Solar Energy Powers Clean Water, Business Opportunities For Refugees In Tanzania

  Sadick Thenest remembers how his 8-year-old daughter had a narrow brush with death two years ago, when she contracted cholera after drinking contaminated water.   "She was so gaunt, weak and had terrible diarrhoea," said the refugee from Burundi. "A slight delay in rushing her to hospital would have meant something else - but with God's grace she survived."   The father of four, aged 35, is among.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Tanzania: Tanesco Pleads for Kinyerezi Fund

 Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) has pleaded with the government to release funds on time for the implementation of Kinyererzi I gas-powered power project whose construction is behind schedule.   Tanesco Director General Dr Tito Mwinuka said only $59 million (Sh132 billion) out of $189 million (Sh422 billion), which is needed for the implementation of the extension of the project has been released so.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Tanzania plans to import 400 Megawatt of electricity from Ethiopia

 Tanzania plans to import 400 megawatts (MW) of electricity from Ethiopia to power its industrial drive, Tanzanian President John Magufuli said.   Despite reserves of over 57 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of natural gas, Tanzania faces chronic power shortages due its reliance on hydro-power dams in a drought-prone region, for about a third of its' 1,570 MW of installed capacity.   Magufuli said at a joint news conference with.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Tanzania: 80mw Power Project to Benefit Three Countries

 OVER 7,000 households in Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi are set to benefit from 80 megawatts of electricity from the Rusumo Falls hydro-electric project along Kagera River whose ground-breaking ceremony is set for today.   Tanzania's Minister for Energy and Minerals, Prof Sospeter Muhongo and his Rwanda and Burundian counterparts are expected to grace the ground-breaking event scheduled at the Tanzania-Rwanda border. Each partner.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Edenville Energy to proceed with Rukwa coal to power project in Tanzania

 n early 2017 a new Power Master Plan Update was released by the Government of Tanzania that included the Edenville Energy project.   This plan is now being progressively rolled out by the government of Tanzania to provide further power generation and transmission for the country over the long term up to 2040.   The project has already had a feasibility study carried out in 2015 for a 120 MW power generation facility and the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Tanzania: ministry issues power system master plan

 The Tanzanian energy ministry has issued its Power System Master Plan (PSMP 2016–2040), mapping out how much will be required in investments to balance the sector.   On Monday, the ministry released its power roadmap, which stated that 70% of capital spending would be financed by debt and the rest by the government's own resources, the Standard reported.   "The financing requirement to implement the PSMP.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

How off-grid renewables could power Tanzania's growth

 The East African country of Tanzania faces a serious electrification challenge. Only 2 percent (PDF) of rural households have access to electricity, and most of the rural population relies on expensive, hazardous and low-quality fuels such as kerosene for lighting and charcoal for cooking.   Access to electricity and other modern energy services is fundamental to human well-being and to a country’s social and economic.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th July 2017

Featured Companies
  • dubaiexporters.com

Complete List  

Advertisers in previous issue:

  • Bakery Equipment, Flour Mill, Bread Improver, Dried Fruit Processing machine
  • Leading manufactures and expoters of the electronic products
  • Prisma s.r.l. is an industrial reality, qualified in the study and the production of automatic doors for lift.
  • EMI has a qualified and dedicated team of managers with vast experience in their respective areas of work.
  •  Triveni Turbine Ltd. is a leading industrial steam turbine manufacturer, with a dominant market share of 58% in India.
  • YorPower Kenya was established in 2002. From our headquarters in Nairobi we sell Diesel Generators manufactured by our parent company,
  • Industrial  machinery
  • At A J Charnaud & Co (Pty) Ltd we are committed to the safety & satisfaction of our customers
  • A world class Rotary Gear Pumps for effective pumping and trasfer of all viscous & semi-viscous liquid like oils, chemicals, food products and more..
  • Seco actively contributes to improving your productivity and competitiveness in metal cutting machining.
  • KJV is a professionally managed group in distribution & transmission sector involved in executing contracts
  •  SOVEMA is the worldwide leading supplier of machinery for lead-acid battery production.
  • Anya energy limited is accredited with ISO 9001 certification for Quality Management System and our products are recognized and certified by Bureau of Indian Standards
  • Chemicals,Environmental & Sewage,Treatment Laborotory;Equipments Analytical Equipments & Instraments;etc.
  • Vrushabh is one of the leading manufacturer and distributor of Conveyor Belts, Transmission Belts, Elevator Belts, PVC Belts.
  • Worthington Products is the World’s most trusted name when it comes to providing quality waterway barriers for Debris Control, Dam Safety, Ice-Booms, Fish Guidance
  • Sonmez Makina Ltd. is a manufacturer and exporter company for filling systems of domestic use LPG cylinders.
  • Specialty and Custom Chemicals Exhibition
  • Used Machinery
  • Speco Ltd. is the leading manufacturer & supplier of Asphalt Mixing Plant, Concrete Batching Plant, Crushing Plant & Optimized Integrated Flue Gas Treatment System.
  • Solarway is a forward thinking creative think tank that develops personalised and sustainable power solutions for people with limited or no access to power.
  • IAC understand your system requirements, and can offer valuable input, be it design, consulting, training, or technical support.
  • Kenya Engineer is a Journal of the Institution of the Engineers of Kenya
Afrotrade International Marketing, Tel: +971-50-6285684
© 1998-2017 Afrotrade