Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Program on Energy and Sustainable Development Stanford University


Generating Power and Controversy: Understanding Tanzania's Independent Power Projects

Working Paper

Katharine Gratwick
Rebecca Ghanadan
Anton Eberhard

Issued by
Management Programme in Infrastructure Reform & Regulation, PESD Working Paper #57, March 2006

This report provides a detailed summary of how and why IPPs developed in Tanzania as well as their impact to date. Development outcomes, namely the extent to which the host country is benefiting from reliable, affordable power and investment outcomes, and the degree to which inestors have made favorable returns and been able to expand market share, are analyzed in turn.