share of gas in the power mix
This analysis includes a comprehensive Tanzania energy market report and updated datasets. It is derived from the most recent key economic indicators, supply and demand factors, oil and gas pricing trends and major energy issues and developments surrounding the energy industry. The report provides a complete picture of the country situation, dynamics, current issues and future prospects. With 2020 market data and continuous follow-up of markets news, this report brings clear and concise insights with which to tackle national energy challenges and opportunities. Browse the tabs below for a detailed table of contents, the list of graphs and tables, and details on the data files.
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share of gas in the power mix
share of biomass in the total energy consumption
of households electrified
Institutions & Energy Policy
The Ministry of Energy (MoE) is in charge of the country's energy policy and development, in particular through the Electricity & Renewable Energy Division and the Petroleum & Gas Division, which wascreated in 2017 from the partition of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals.
The state-owned power utility Tanesco, Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited, is tasked with the generation, purchasing, transmission, distribution, and selling of electricity to Mainland Tanzania, as well as bulk supply to Zanzibar.
Tanzania, which does not produce oil, imports its entire consumption of refined products. After a very rapid increase between 2009 and 2014 (16%/year), imports of oil products declined by 1%/year between 2015 and 2020 (including -6% in 2020).
The electricity tariffs are divided into five levels: Domestic Low Usage (D1), General (T1), Low Voltage (T2), Medium Voltage (T3), and High Voltage (T5).
The electricity tariff averages 10 US$c/kWh (2020).
The total per capita energy consumption is around 0.4 toe (2020), more than a third lower than the average for Sub-Saharan Africa. The per capita electricity consumption was 110 kWh in 2020 (almost 70% lower than the average for Sub-Saharan Africa).
Total energy consumption declined by 1.5% in 2020, after a 1.3%/year increase between 2013 and 2019.
Issues & Prospects
The Power System Master Plan 2020 (PSMP 2020 Update) forecasts a total capacity of 20 GW in 2044, up from 1.6 GW in 2019, with the following capacity mix: gas 6.7 GW (33%), hydro 5.7 GW (28%), coal 5.3 GW (26%), geothermal 1.0 GW (5%), wind 0.8 GW (4%), and solar 0.7 GW (4%).
Below is a list of the Tanzania energy market report graphs:
In the Tanzania energy market report you will find the following tables:
The Tanzania energy market data since 1990 and up to 2020 is included in the Excel file accompanying the Tanzania country report.
It showcases the historical evolution, allowing users to easily work with the data.
Key Data included in the excelsheet:
The Tanzania country report is complemented with a national power generation dashboard (excel file) from our Power Plant Tracker Service.
Data included in the excelsheet:
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