TANZANIA

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In 2009, the first unit of a hydro-powered mini-grid was installed in the Ludewa District of Tanzania. Today, this community-owned and -managed system...

22.03.2017 , On the occasion of World Water Day 2017

Group Washing Facilities: an efficient way to fight against bad sanitation

GIZ and UNICEF published a collection of exemplary designs for group handwashing facilities in schools entitled “Scaling up Group Handwashing in...

The East African country of Tanzania faces a serious electrification challenge. Only 2 percent of rural households have access to electricity, and...

PAYG technology has significant advantages in terms of helping consumers at the “bottom of the pyramid,” who are accustomed to buying energy in small...

Samwel Nyakalege's life has recently become more of a grind - and that's a good thing.

The 33-year-old miller from Bwisya village, on Lake Victoria's...

This article originally appeared on CGAP.org

Mobile financial services (MFS) are the main drivers of financial inclusion in many developing...

01.02.2016 , The Overseas Development Institute (ODI), GOGLA, Practical Action and SolarAid

Accelerating access to electricity in Africa with off-grid solar

These reports present evidence of the impact of solar household systems, reviews the market in the region and 13 selected countries in sub-Saharan...

05.03.2015 , Martijn Veen, Josh Sebastian and Maarten Kleijn (SNV Tanzania 2015)

How Results Based Financing is spurring solar market development in Tanzania

With only 14% of Tanzanians having access to electricity and a vast majority of the country expected to remain off-grid for the coming decades,...

In a recently published report supported by The Rockefeller Foundation, Accenture Development Partnerships assessed the suitability of off-grid energy...

Sometimes a particular statistic can cut through a lot. I live in rural Tanzania and so daily see how different people lives are than where I grew up...

Country News

The deal is the largest equity investment realized to date by a mini-grid company. India-based Husk...

The flagship store opened in Dar es Salaam with a call for government support to solar industry to...

Energy 4 Impact, Multiconsult and the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) launched a new partnership...

52 private sector organizations — including foundations, impact funds, venture capital funds and...

Energy 4 Impact has partnered with M-Changa, Africa’s leading crowd funding platform, to increase...

The campaign is seeking to raise funds to purchase electric briquette machines, increase stock of...

Analysts said more off-grid areas are now settling to solar powered electricity because its...

ENERGIA and Solar Sister are making plans to extend the partnership and, with it, the support they...

Lendable had so far completed five transactions, raising USD$2.83 million (KES292 million) for East...

The campaign aims to raise consumer awareness about the benefits of modern, quality off-grid...

This article highlights the work of Off-Grid Electric and Black Star Energy in Ghana, Tanzania and...

AT least 50 households in Mpale village, Korogwe District have been connected to solar micro-grid...