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Implementation of Energy Efficiency Action Plan 1

  • 2023-09-05 14:12:06

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European Union (EU) and UNDP signed an agreement to support the Government of Tanzania to implement the project titled: “Implementation of Tanzania Energy Efficiency Action Plan”. The project will help the Government to achieve the overall objective of Sustainable Development Goal number 7 (SDG 7) in support of National Energy Policy. The project value is EUR 9 million co-financed by EU (EUR 8 Million) and UNDP (EUR 1 Million) to be implemented for 3 years from 2022 to 2024 under the Ministry of Energy as overall coordinator. The Project was designed to contribute to achieving Energy Efficiency in households, industry and public utilities, and buildings through the implementation of the eight (8) key Energy Efficiency actions. The Project is expected to help the country in strengthening Legal, Regulatory, Institutional framework, and administrative actions to support implementation and introduction of Energy Efficiency actions; help large energy consumers and general users to identify and implement quantifiable investments in Energy Efficiency; help in capacity and skills development, jobs creation and increase employability in the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy services and technology sector particularly for women and youth; and increase public awareness, access to information, stakeholder dialogue and visibility of financial, economic, and societal benefits of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Objectives. Main objective of the Project. The objective of the First Energy Efficiency Action Plan is to fast track a first set of key energy efficiency actions and to prepare a comprehensive updated Energy Efficiency Action plan to make the energy portfolio of Tanzania more sustainable, gender-inclusive, and climate smart and to increase the productivity and competitiveness of the industries and businesses. Specific objective. 1. Development and implementation of framework for management of large energy consumers. 2. Development of professional qualifications and skills for energy management and audit