Tanzania finds US$ 50 million from the CIF's Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Programme

September 2013
African Business News;9/16/2013, p21
The article informs that endorsement from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has been received by the Republic of Tanzania for an investment plan that would help the nation to enhance its abundant renewable energy resources. It is informed that the plan would shift the nations's increasing dependence on fossil fuels and climate-sensitive hydro resources to a more diversified energy mix including cost efficient geothermal and solar resources.


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