Solar energy in Tanzania is a project that is really moving at a very fast rate and the government is putting a lot of energy to make sure that solar energy is helping those that are not able to afford electricity. Ten percent of people in Tanzania are the only that can afford to put electricity hence this affecting many things in the country like education.
Most of the people at the rural area have been using kerosene to light their homes which is very expensive. Students are forced to go to bed early due to the cost of the kerosene which is very high. The government having seen this big problem, it has decided to cut the tax for the import of the solar systems to be sold in the country at an affordable price.
Some of the companies that deal with the solar systems are outlined below together with their location at in the country and some of the services that their offer.
Helvetica solar contractors are the pioneers in the supply and the installation not forgetting the maintenance as well. They do retailing, wholesale, and importing business type. Solar water heaters, solar street lightening, solar garden lights are the products in the company amongst others. Consulting, installation, design, and the contractor services are among the services offered in the company. The company is located in Dar es Salaam, Arusha Tanzania.
African energy is a company that extends its service to the entire continent of Africa. It is a wholesale, exporting, system sales, and retail type of operating business type. It sells solar electric power systems, wing energy systems, solar refrigeration systems, solar home systems amongst others. It offers system designs and training services. It is located in almost all of the African countries.
Ensol (T) Ltd has been on operation for over 7 years from now and it is still doing its best in maintenance, installation and design and project development as well. It is a solar energy contractor and supplier kind of business type. It is very easy to trace the location of the company on the 3 rd floor in the NSSF building, Ubungo Dar es Salam. It has a variety of products like the solar PV systems and equipments, solar water heating systems and the battery backup power systems.
PTL Solar FZ LLC is a middle east and African based company offering the best solar energy solutions. Some of its offices are in Nigeria, Malawi Djibouti, Kenya, Ghana, Saudi Arabia, Srilanka and the Tanzania itself. It is a product manufacture, wholesale supplier, exporter, importer and a solution provider business type. It offers a variety of products which include the backup power system, solar water pumping system, energy efficient system and solar transit lights amongst many more. The main service offered is the solar power installations. It has gone to the point of giving the best services to the entire Africa and the Middle East as well.
Solar energy in Tanzania is growing at a very fast rate and the private companies are being given the fullest support by the government to make sure that the citizens get the full support in the solar energy related services.