Tanzania: Energy Development and Access Expansion Project

April 6, 2010

IDA Credit: US$25 million equivalent
Terms: Maturity = 40 years; Grace = 10 years
Project ID: P117260
Project Description: The project aims at improving the quality and efficiency of electricity service provision in the three main growth centers of Dar es Salaam, Arusha, and Kilimanjaro, and to establish a sustainable basis for energy access expansion and renewable energy development in Tanzania. The project also contributes to the global environmental objective to abate greenhouse gas emissions through the use of renewable energy in rural areas to provide electricity. This additional financing is primarily to support the project’s small renewal energy components.

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