Who we are‚Äč

Tanzania Renewable Energy Association (TAREA), formerly TASEA (Tanzania Solar Energy Association) is a non-profit making, member-based non-governmental organization that brings together actors in the renewable energy sectors to promote the accessibility and use of renewable energy technologies in the mainland Tanzania. It was established in 2000 and registered by the Ministry of Home Affairs on 7th May 2001 with registration number SA10900. TAREA is the largest renewable energy and energy efficiency network representing  over 912 members [Dec 2021]

Mission & Objective

The mission of TAREA is to promote and advocate the increased use of Renewable Energy by developing an effective network of members and stakeholders, emphasizing the need for quality and best practices throughout the sector. 

The objectives of the Association shall be to promote the sustainable development of renewable energy in mainland Tanzania through the following strategies:

  • Managing knowledge and information dissemination;
  • Networking public and private renewable energy and energy efficiency stakeholders;
  • Supporting the creation of an enabling environment and framework for a sustainable renewable energy and energy efficiency market; and
  • Promoting institutional capacity building

Activities

TAREA strives for its mission by conducting several activities:

  • Forging partnerships for promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency;
  • Soliciting and managing funding and other resources to achieve objective;
  • Advisory service provision;
  • Facilitating business co-operations;
  • Lobbying and advocacy on policy, legislation, regulations and standards in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency;
  • Conducting applied research, education and training;
  • Utilizing various media, events and networking activities to disseminate information, and raise awareness;
  • Information collection and dissemination; and 
  • Undertaking other activities for the purpose of promoting the objective of the Association.