AfrElec: World Bank commits additional $335mn for electricity grid extension in Tanzania
- Oct 5, 2022 5:04 pm GMT
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To meet rapidly growing energy demand,
The funds are expected to add over 1mn connections including 8,500 education facilities and 2,500 healthcare facilities, as well as provide renewable energy options and clean cooking solutions to rural households, it said.
Under the programme framework, the fund will help in the implementation of the National Renewable Energy Strategy and the piloting of a Solar Home System (SHS) and clean cooking results-based financing programmes for rural households, the bank said.
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