Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
Sectors: Energy and Power
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These Guidelines are intended to assist Small Power Project (SPP) developers (also referred to as “Sellers1”) to understand:
• The SPP legal framework and process;
• EWURA’s licensing requirements and procedures;
• How to obtain authorizations from other government institutions; and
• Other technical, commercial and regulatory requirements necessary to bring an SPP into operation.
These Guidelines are for information purposes only and may not reflect the most current legal developments, judgments or regulatory decisions relevant to the development of an SPP in Tanzania. No person should act or refrain from acting on the basis of any matter contained in these Guidelines without first seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice on the particular facts and circumstances. These Guidelines should be read together with the subsidiary legislation governing SPPs which can be found in the Regulations issued by the Ministry and the Rules issued by the Authority. In the event of a discrepancy between these Guidelines and Regulations or Rules, the Regulations or Rules shall control.
EWURA may, as it deems appropriate, grant modifications, waivers or extensions to requirements and timelines set out in these Guidelines.
Tracking Number: Guidelines for Developers of Small Power Projects in Tanzania_2009_English
This document has been prepared for the purposes of the PPP Legal Resource Center. It is a checklist for general guidance purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for specific legal advice for a project.
Updated: September 27, 2021