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 Tanzania. It was established in 2000 and registered by Ministry of Home Affairs on 7th May, 2001 with registration number SA10900. TAREA is the largest renewable energy and sustainable clean cooking technologies presenting over 832 members [Dec, 2019]

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 practice throughout the sector. The objectives of the Association shall be to promote the sustainable development of Renewable Energy through the following:

  • To manage knowledge and information dissemination;
  • To network public and private renewable energy and energy efficiency stakeholders;
  • To support the creation of an enabling environment and framework for a sustainable renewable energy and energy efficiency market; and
  • To  promote institutional capacity building


TAREA strives for its mission by conducting several activities:

  • Recruiting and training staff and members;
  • Soliciting and managing funding and other resources to achieve objectives;
  • Advisory service provision;
  • Facilitating business co-operations;
  • Lobbying and advocacy on policy, legislation, regulations and standards in Renewable Energy;
  • Conducting research, education and training;
  • Utilising various media, events and networking activities to disseminate information, raise awareness and build capacity;
  • Preparing publications and reports;
  • Information collection and dissemination; and 
  • Undertaking other activities for the purpose of promoting the objectives of the Association.