Mwenga 3 MW Hydro Power Plant



The project is directed at improving the access to sustainable and reliable energy in fourteen villages in the rural areas of Tanzania. Specifically, the project will build and operate a 4MW hydro-power 'run of river' facility, which will provide electricity to the village, the local tea industry and the national grid. Project activities therefore include establishing two companies - Mwenga Hydro Ltd. and Rural Power Distribution Ltd, establish the necessary legal prerequisites for the building of the 4 MW power station, construct the power station on the Mwenga river, as well as an estimated 120 km of high and low voltage power lines to supply the target groups.

Main Donor

(International agencies)

Implementing Actor

Mufindi Tea company (Private sector)