TWO of the four generators to be set up at the Kinyerezi 1 power project that upon completion will produce 150megawatts, have arrived in the country ready for installation.
The Project Manager of the
"We are expecting that early next week some parts of transformers will be laid into its base ready for the installation process next month," said Eng Jilima.
He further added that this are the basic steps toward the completion of power projects which will be able to serve larger community to curb electricity problems which are currently perceived as common.
Through a loan of 1.9tri/- from
It will also include two power plants at Kinyerezi with capacities of generating 150MW and 240MW, respectively. Expounding further he said that the total project cost for Kinyerezi 1 is amounting to
Permanent Secretary in the
"The project is expected to be a relief to many residents who have been facing power problems for many years," he said. The PS further said that the second phase of the generators are expected to arrive in March to ensure the installation process is completed as planned without any difficulties.
Mr Maswi said that such equipment when completed will help reduce the cost of generating electricity and is the government's commitment to ensure relieves of power in the country.
Managing Director of TANESCO, Mr Felchesmi Mramba said the arrival of these consignments is the implementation of investment history that has long not been invested. "Completion of the Kinyerezi 1 project is the proper answer to improving the infrastructure to support electronic access," said Mramba.
The Kinyerezi power plant will be
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