Thursday, May 12, 2016

Tanzania: 100 MW Geothermal by 2023

Tanzania to generate 100 MW from geothermal sources by 2023 (

Tanzania plans to generate 100 megawatts from geothermal energy sources in the coming seven years, an official said on Wednesday.

Juliana Pallangyo, Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, said experts have already conducted a review and analysis of the geothermal projects surface study in Lake Ngozi and Songwe in Mbeya Region before starting to drill holes.

She said Tanzania was endowed with huge geothermal potential, approximated at 5,000 MW, which was yet to be exploited.

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