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- As of 2019, just under 36% of power generated in Tanzania is from renewables. Natural gas dominates the power sector at 55% while oil accounts for 7%.3
- In May 2021, Tanzania and Uganda signed an agreement of the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline signalling continued investment in fossil fuels.
- While the country is aiming to increase the exploitation of its natural gas reserve, 1.5°C compatible pathways indicate that fossil fuels would need to be phased out by 2038 to avoid carbon lock-in and face the risk of stranded assets.
- With a strong increase in renewable energies reaching 88-99% share in the power mix by 2030, the sector could achieve full decarbonisation by late 2030s.