• Tanzania Set to Generate Wind-Power

    TanzaniaTanzania is set to establish its first wind powered electricity.

    The project, facilitated by the WindLab Devlopment Tanzania, would be located in Makambako, Njombe region of the country.

    The project would be in three phases of 100MW for each phase, while the first phase would serve over one million residents of Makambako township.

    The Managing Director of WindLab Developments Tanzania, Ms. Katherine Persson who made this known, also disclosed that the project on completion, would have a lifespan of between 25 and 30 years.

    ''We work to ensure that local communities from the villages of Igomba, Isimike and Itengelo benefit from this project, Ms. Persson stated.

    The first phase would cost $250 million and implementation would be  between 12 and 18 months.