No Budget sunshine for Tanzania’s nascent solar Industry

Unfortunately in this year’s budget speech, there was no mention of the opportunity for solar, which is a green energy that has had a tremendous impact in rural areas in recent years.

During the recent launch of the Solar Photovoltaic PV Guide Book by Godwin Msigwa, it was reported that Retired President Benjamin Mkapa said that the government needs to set up strategic plans to boost solar technology by collaborating with the development partners and experts from public and private sectors. In the past, the government has certainly shown its support for this sector, with awareness and demonstration campaigns on the use of solar systems for domestic and industrial use. Indeed, it is anticipated that by 2025, about 800MW should be fed to the national grid from solar power generation located in the central part of the country.

Full article: The Citizen



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