Government identifies consultant for IPPs framework

GOVERNMENT has identified a consultant to start work on the Independent Power Producers (IPPs) Framework aimed at promoting investment in the energy s

Scramble for solar power plants

Three independent power producers have applied to the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) for licences to establish solar power plants that wi

Zesa to cut power at Kariba by 59%

Zesa Holdings will need to drastically reduce power output at anchor power station, Kariba South by 58.7 percent, after the Zambezi River Authority (Z

Zera seeks public input on private power producers

THE Zimbabwe Regulatory Authority has invited public objections to two firms that have applied for an electricity generation licence.According

US investors eye 900MW solar project

An American business, Labacorp Power Company America has expressed interest in developing a 900 megawatt solar project in Zimbabwe. The US-bas

Renewable energy policies on cards

Government will next month launch renewable energy and biofuels energy policies which are aimed at increasing the country's power sources, Secretary i

Zesa blames faults for incessant blackouts

POWER cuts that are being experienced countrywide have raised the ire of consumers as many areas are going for hours without power almost on a daily b

Econet injects $250m in renewable energy

ECONET Zimbabwe says it has invested about $23 million in clean energy projects through its Distributed Power Africa (DPA) unit.The company ha

Econet unveils the largest industrial solar plant in Zimbabwe

Econet Wireless has commissioned a 466KW solar power plant at its Willowvale industrial complex in Harare. The plant was engineered and designed by Di

ZPC gets licence for Bulawayo Power Station

THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority has issued a licence to the Bulawayo Power Company for the Bulawayo Power Station. In December last y

There is no load-shedding - Zesa

ZESA Holdings has said power cuts which have been experienced in some parts of Bulawayo are not due to load-shedding but are a result of a temporary u

BCC to tap energy from graveyards

THE Bulawayo City Council (BCC) will soon be embarking on an ambitious project to turn its cemeteries into solar farms as the local authority pushes t

Illegal power disconnection costs ZETDC

Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) will have to fork out over half a million dollars to compensate a Masvingo business

ZPC boss disowns Chivayo

FORMER Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) chairperson Stanley Nyasha Kazhanje yesterday pleaded not guilty to charges that he concealed a personal interest

Zesa not expecting any load shedding

Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) says it does not expect any load shedding for as long as it can maintain power production at its power pl

Dzikamai Mavhaire faces arrest

Former Energy and Power Development Minister Dzikamai Mavhaire, who had been summoned by the State to testify against former Zimbabwe Power Company (Z

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