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Tanzania’s Kakono gets $300 million to deliver clean energy

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Powering up Tanzania: The African Development Bank Group, the French Development Agency (AFD) and the European Union (EU) have teamed up to invest $300m in Tanzania’s Kakono hydropower plant.

The Kakono will be a run-of-river hydropower project with an annual energy-generating capacity of 573GWh. The project, expected to be operational by the end of 2026, will generate clean energy for up to 4 million people. This investment will not only benefit Tanzania but also contribute to the sustainable development of the region.

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