$200M approved for Tanzania’s electrification programme

Tanzania’s rural electrification expansion programme is set to receive $200 million approved by the World Bank, provided by the International Development Association.

According to the World Bank, the rural electrification expansion programme seeks to expand nationwide access to electricity to 36% in the east African country, reports ESI-Africa.

Projects within the rural electrification programme (2013–2022) will be focused on the connection of new customers to the grid in already electrified settlements, new connections to the grid, electrification through off-grid investments and the development of distributed technologies.

Source: ESI-Africa