Tax on imported renewable energy products hinder use in Tanzania

High cost of renewable energy appliances and technologies and of alternative sources of energy due to import tax have been cited as some of the challenges standing in the way of expanding their use in Tanzania.

Mazingira Network Tanzania’s (Manet) executive secretary Frank Luvanda revealed this in an interview after attending a high level meeting between CSO coalitions dealing with environmental and oil and gas issues and parliamentarians through their organisation, the Tanzania Parliamentarian Friends of Environment (Tapafe).

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