Friday, 9 October 2009

Power supply set to increase

From The Citizen, Dar es Salaam
By Paul Dotto, Kidatu

The deputy minister for Energy and Minerals, Mr Adam Malima, announced yesterday that during the next 18 months, some 240MW of power will be added on the national grid.

He told reporters at Kihansi hydroelectric power generation station that plans were underway to purchase two turbines that would add at least 160MW.

One of the turbine, with capacity to produce100MW will be installed in Dar es Salaam, while the second 60MW turbine will be installed in Mwanza, to cater for lake zone regions.


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