Mtwara Gas plant is an 18MW power generation facility located at Mtwara town. It’s the only power source for the entire area of Mtwara and Lindi regions except for Liwale and Kilwa district.

Plant use natural gas fuel from Mnazibay.


Mtwara Gas Plant was inaugurated on March, 2007 by the president of the united republic of Tanzania his Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete..


The plant is 100% owned and operated by Tanesco, it comprises of nine (9) Caterpillar Gas reciprocating generating units each with a capacity of 2MW making a total installed capacity of 18MW