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Tanzania unveils new gas-fired power plant

Tanzania inaugurated the Kinyerezi 2 gas-fired power plant on Thursday
By Staff reporter 6 April 2018 0 30326

Tanzania inaugurated the Kinyerezi 2 gas-fired power plant on Thursday, Reuters has reported.

The 240 MW combined-cycle facility is located on the outskirts of the Tanzanian commercial capital of Dar es Salaam and cost an estimated $353.72 million to build, 85% of which was reportedly funded by Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp.

Up to two more gas-fired power projects are expected to come online in the same region this year, both of which will provide an estimated 600 MW of power, according to comments...