MCA-Tanzania, Symbion Power LLC and Pike Electric contract signing The U.S Ambassador to Tanzania Alfonso Lenhardt (standing third from left ) witnessing the signing of two energy contracts valued at nearly USD 65 million (TShs 97.5 billion) between the Millenium Challenge Account - Tanzania (MCA-Tanzania) and U.S firms Symbion Power LLC and Pike Electric. Together, the two firms will construct or expand approximately 1,600 kilomitres of power distribution lines in Mwanza, Tanga, Dodoma, Mbeya and Iringa regions. The Projects will be carried out under the Millenium Challenge Compact (MCC) worth USD 698 million signed between the governments of the United States of America and the United Republic of Tanzania. The contract signing ceremony was held at the MCA -T Office in Dar es Salaam on September 13, 2003. (From Michuzi Blog) Relevant Questions: - Why Why Why?