Towering wind turbines could soon be competing with imposing rock formations on the Singida skyline in central Tanzania if a project to create the first commercial wind farm in sub-Saharan Africa goes ahead.

Under the scheme 24 wind power generators are to be installed by Wind East Africa over an 18 month period at a cost of $113 million according to the BBC news website. If all goes to plan, the turbines could together generate 50 megawatts of electricity, or ten per cent of the country

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