document is a 33-pages deep-dive into the Tanzanian Energy Sector.
If you want
to start to understand Energy Sector Policy in Tanzania, this document guides
you through the most important National Policy and Strategies that are relevant
for the Energy Sector. It analysis the key Policy and strategies and synthesis
three recommendation to tap the potential of RE in Tanzania.
- A extensive context and background to Energy Sector Policy and
legislation in Tanzania.
- Analysis of gaps & opportunities of Energy Sector Policy to unlock the potential of RE
- Recommendations on how to tap the potential of RE in Tanzania
Realization of renewable
energy potentials and energy efficiency technologies could play a significant
on the road towards ecological and socio-economic transformation if efficiently
tapped. Several initiatives across the globe in-cluding Tanzania have been made
to ensure sustainable energy for the people.
RE potential has remained
inadequately tapped to enhance productivity for socio economic
transformation. Less Community Participation, lack of standalone renewable
energy regulatory framework and coordination, extreme poverty to large part
of communities and low level of awareness has continued to setback the
progress towards increasing RE contribution in the energy sector. The increased
education and awareness will initiate the anxiety to establish, develop and
exploit a wide range of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies in
• Mapping and quantify RE
Continue enhancing cost
effective mapping and quantify all RE potentials including geothermal, solar, wind,
tidal and alike in the north, south and central regions of Tanzania
• Stand-alone RE policy and
The government needs to put
forward the stand-alone RE policy and strategies that harmonize all highlighted
efforts in analyzed documents. This could provide a better country direction.
• Awareness raising for RE
Prioritize awareness raising and dissemination
knowledge on the alternative energies in the country