Saturday, 21 September 2013

JK launches 60MW Nyakato power plant

From IPP Media/The Guardian, Dar es Salaam
By The Guardian reporter 

President Jakaya Kikwete has reaffirmed that for Tanzania to acquire meaningful development then the country must increase power generation, distribution and consumption, pointing out that electricity is not a luxury but rather a necessity.

The president made the remarks yesterday during the official launch of the Nyakato power plant that has the capacity of generating 60 megawatts of electricity and will be connected to the national grid.

President Kikwete, who is on a five-day tour of Mwanza region said the power plant will increase the reliability of power supply in the Lake Zone.

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