Tanzania Energy Development and Access Project (TEDAP)

Project Summary

AT PIPELINE ENTRY:This project is fully blended into the SIL for Tanzania for Energizing Rural Transformation. The ERT project will finance capacity building in the new rural electrification and ICT institution, will cost share support for business and market development, support credit and other financial mechanisms to facilitate long-term local commercial finance for RE and ICT businesses, strenghten ICT policy, and grid expansion. The development objective of that program is to improve the quality of life of rural and peri-urban households and to raise the incomes generated/jobs created by enterprises in those areas - by means of increased access of households, enterprises and social facilities to electricity and ITC services. 50,000 new connections will be implemented annually, at a cost of about 30 m per year. The global environment objective is to remove the barriers to and cost of renewable energy technologies.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Tanzania’s Ministry of Energy and Minerals
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
6,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
53,100,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
585,000 USD
Total Cost 59,600,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
26 Sep 2005
Concept Approved
12 Jun 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
12 Nov 2007
Project closed
19 Nov 2015