Tanzania Renewable Energy Association

Mission

To promote the sustainable renewable energy technologies for poverty alleviation in the Mainland Tanzania.

Organization Type Non-Governmental Organization

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Mr. Matthew Matimbwi
info@tarea-tz.org
Secondary Contact
Dr. Geoffrey John
info@tarea-tz.org
Address P.O. Box 32643
Dar es Salaam,

Tanzania
Website www.tarea-tz.org
Phone +255222451674
Fax +255222451674
Calling/Fax Instructions Call or fax 08hrs - 17hrs East Africa Hours

Our Focus

Primary Initiatives, Target Populations, and Scope of Work:

Tanzania Renewable Energy Association (TAREA) has been working with the rural communities in the promotion of renewable energy technologies through capacity building, technology awareness raising, energy policy advocacy and end user protection.

Fuels/Technologies: Alcohol Fuels
Biogas
Biomass
Hydroelectric
Solar
Wind
Sectors of Experience: Agriculture
Behavior Change
Carbon Finance
Education
Energy
Environment
Gender
Health
Renewable Energy
Rural Development
Small Business
Water
Solar, wind, biomass, mini hydro
Countries of Operation: Tanzania

Our Experience And Interest In The Four PCIA Central Focus Areas

Social/Cultural barriers to using traditional fuels and stoves:

The social/cultural barriers existing are unawareness of the potentials and limitations of the renewable energy technologies.


Market development for improved cooking technologies:

TAREA is involved in the market promotion through awareness raising activities and government policy advocacy. It was TAREA that advocated the removal of import and values added taxes on the renewable energy products.


Technology standardization for cooking, heating and ventilation:

TAREA participates in the formulation of the National Energy Technology standards


Indoor air pollution exposure and health monitoring:

TAREA is involved on the monitoring of the quality of the renewable energy products imported to Tanzania.

Relevant Publications or Studies

None noted

Our Contribution to the Partnership

TAREA will participate in the promoting the cooking technologies and monitor the progress. TAREA will exchange the experience with the partners.