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Promoting the energy sector

2013 - 2018

Implementing agencies
Ministry of Energy and Minerals (MEM)

African partners
Government, Other public body, Private sector, Civil society

Names of African partners involved
Government of Tanzania Public institutions: Rural Energy Agency (REA), Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) Private Sector: Confederation of Tanzanian Industries (CTI), Tanzania Renewable Energy Association (TAREA) Civil Society: National Gender and Sustainable Energy Network (NGSEN), Association of Tanzanian Water Suppliers (ATAWAS), Njombe Development Office (NDO)

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Single donor, Bilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs

Geographical scope

Countries where active

Renewables, Energy Efficiency

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Electricity system

Type of intervention
Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance
Dialogue and networking, Policy support / institution building, Project preparation / implementation, Skill development / training

Gender focus

Climate focus

Type of financing

Main objectives
Improved long-term supply of affordable, reliable and sustainable energy throughout Tanzania.

Main activities
Improvements in the sector policy framework, the design of state support mechanisms and the involvement of the private sector to provide expertise. To build up technical knowledge and skills nationwide, the project works with multipliers such as associations and educational institutions, and supports pilot implementation activities.



Contact information
Sven Ernedal, Program Manager sven.ernedal​

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