Zanzibar signs agreement for historic solar power plant

Zanzibar, the semi-autonomous province of Tanzania, has signed an agreement with Mauritius-based Generation Capital Ltd. and Tanzania’s Taifa Energy to build its first large-scale solar power plant, as it seeks to become energy independent. The plant will cost $140 million. The Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between the state-owned Zanzibar Electricity Corporation (Zeco) and the two…

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