Mark Gammons, Head of Business Development for Tanzania, Globeleq is hosting a pre-conference roundtable discussion focusing on Tanzania’s power sector at 14h00 EAT / 11h00 GMT on 26 October 2020
- The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania is committed to driving Tanzania to a higher level of development and industrialisation, fuelled by growth in the power sector.
- The Government-championed 2,100 MW Nyerere Hydropower Project is well underway and many are interested to see how it progresses.
- The TANESCO renewables tenders, including the 2x100MW Large Wind Power projects and the 3x50MW Large Solar Power projects are poised to proceed with very low tariffs.
- With the election happening on 28 October those connected to the power sector are watching carefully to see what direction Tanzania will go in the next six months to set the path for the next five years.
Mark Gammons, Head of Business Development for Tanzania, Globeleq
Mark has more than 20 years’ experience in the power sector in the USA, Asia and Africa, with a particular focus on power development projects in Tanzania.
His energy sector experience has involved developing power projects in China and advising on complex LNG projects around the world. While working for AES Corporation, Mark was involved in the successful completion of the Songas project in Tanzania.
Over the past nine years, he worked for Aldwych International as a project director (based mainly in Tanzania) focused on developing the 100MW Singida wind project and the 358MW Ruhudji hydro project.
At Globeleq, Mark is Head of Business Development for Tanzania and works closely with the Songas team and local stakeholders to develop power projects in the country.