Masaka - Mwanza Transmission Line Project
|Project Title||Masaka - Mwanza Transmission Line Project|
|PIDA Sub-sector||Transmission Lines|
|Regional Economic Community||East African Community (EAC)|
|Project Institution||TANESCO and UETCL|
|Source in the National Master Plan||Tanzania Power System Master Plan 2016 Update|
|Source in the REC Master Plan||EAC Power System Master Plan|
|Brief Description of the Project||This is a 98km at 220kV, identified as one of the least cost transmission project during development of the 2009 Tanzania Power System Master Plan and the East African Community Power System Master Plan.|
|Objective and Rationale for the Project||Provision of transmission capacity of 250MW to cater for Grid interconnection between Uganda and Tanzania.|
Provision of Transmission infrastructure to cater for future Grid interconnections to the East African Power Pool and Southern African Power Pool (SAPP), and the Great Lakes States Grid.
Improve reliability and security of supply of the interconnected grids.
Improve operational and technical performance of the interconnected grids.
Promote regional cooperation through sharing of power generation resources.
The rationale of the project is to provide part of the backbone of the transmission grid around Lake Victoria which will ultimately form the infrastructure for the EACPP.
|Location/Site||Around Lake Victoria zone|
|Existing or Planned Projects along the proposed project||The project serves an existing infrastructure asset of another sector, but there is less than 50% overlap in the geography serviced by the proposed project and the other sector existing asset.|
|Please provide more details for your choice above||Other projects in the vicinity include the Lake Victoria Ring road, railway network and Lake Victoria Waterway Transport|
|Technical Specifications of the Project||200MW|
|Market Size||15 million persons in the wider reaches of the transmission line|
|Project Financial (in USD)||325 Million|
|Gender Procurement actions||10% for suppliers and 10% for subcontracting activities|
|Last Milestone Known||S2B - Feasibility|
|Organisation||Ministry of Energy|
|Organisation||Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development|
|Email 2 (Optional)||firstname.lastname@example.org|