Tanzania Renewable Energy Association (TAREA) through the support of bfz and CEFA conducted the networking event of renewable energy stakeholders in Njombe, Tanzania. The event attracted renewable energy actors from the regions of Iringa, Njombe, Ruvuma and Mbeya. More than 65 stakeholders participated to the event that was held on 18th September, 2016.
The event aimed at sensitizing renewable energy actors in the southern Tanzania on the importance of being in the sector network, and exchange of the information on the development of renewable energy in the southern region.
Sensitization on the networking aimed at encouraging stakeholders becoming members of TAREA that a branch can be found for the southern zone.
CEFA shared the success of mini hydro projects in the region. Read details
<p>The German District of Enzkreis and Masasi District of Tanzania has been working together in the areas of education, environment, sustainable energy and health in order to improve the livelihood of people of Masasi District in Tanzania. </p> <p>In the first phase of the common projects, Masasi and Enzkreis Districts installed 4.8kW solar photovoltaic system at Mkomaindo District Hospital to provide backup power to the Neonatal ward and Intensive Care Unit to power life saving machines. It further installed biogas digesters and their respective ovens at Migongo Mission, Lupaso Mission, Folks Developme...</p>
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Tanzania Government has granted duty remissions on renewable energy technologies that become effective from 1st July, 2016.
Duty remissions have been granted on the raw materials to produce deep discharge batteries and solar equipment. The duty remissions have been granted in order promote local manufacturing.
The duty remissions was made by the Minister of Finance and he ammended EAC Customs Management Act 2004. The Minister presented the ammendments in the National Budget for year 2016/17.
Since the year 2009 TAREA had been advocating for Tanzania Vocational Education Training Authority (VETA) to develop renewable energy curriculum for training the artisans. At last, VETA has released the curriculum.
TAREA is now working to advocate VETA establishing certification procedure for young people who have been trained on the installation of renewable energy systems informally.
VETA is also registring short courses that the trainees can be awarded VETA certificates. TAREA encourages institutions that are conducting renewable energy artisan trainings to register with VETA zonal offices.
Tanzania Renewable Energy Association conducted the event of Solar Village Day at Malinyi village in Malinyi district from 7th to 8th August, 2015.
The event was one of the activities of the project "Promotion of solar photovoltaic technology in remote off-grid area of Malinyi, Tanzania"