Zimbabwe mulls nuclear power as solution to power deficits

GOVERNMENT is in the early stages of negotiating with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to seek approval in exploring nuclear energy gener

Zesa announces stage two load shedding

Zesa holdings this Monday announced that the power utility  is now implementing load shedding stage two which will see consumers enduring more ho

ZETDC launches self-service customer platform

THE Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has launched a Self-Service Customer Portal to enable consumers to access infor

Gata saga rages

The appointment of Dr Sydney Gata as executive chairman of Zesa Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, continues to draw criticism with the country's development and tec

Mining firms anchoring power imports: ZETDC

Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) acting director Ralph Katsande has said large mining firms are sustaining the count

Westgate 50MW solar project licensed

THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has granted Parvalue Energy (Private) Limited a 25-year licence to establish a 50 megawatts solar phot

Zimbabwe, UAE ink 2 000MW solar deal

Zimbabwe and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed a 2 000 megawatts solar power deal, which will go a long way in solving Zimbabwe's power defic

'Load shedding to end in 18 months time,' says Mnangagwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has assured the nation that current power challenges will end in 18 months' time, following the signing of a 2 000 Megawa

Zera records spike in domestic gas use

Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) consumer services manager Nobert Matarutse has disclosed that the use of gas for domestic cooking has incr

Indian power giant eyes Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE'S efforts to resolve a crippling power shortage have received a major boost after India's largest power services company, NPTC Limited, 

6 more added to Zesa board

Energy and Power Development Minister Fortune Chasi, has in consultation with President Mnangagwa yesterday announced the appointment of six more memb

Zesa switches off Mnene Hospital

Zesa has switched off power at Mnene Hospital over a bill of about $700 000, plunging the critical institution into darkness. Authorities at t

Zimbabwe bans fitting of new electric geysers

Government has outlawed the fitting of new electric geysers, but existing geysers can continue to be used. Owners of electric geysers are encouraged t

Zesa struggles to service ring-fenced clients

Zesa Holdings says it is shovelling 400 megawatts towards ring-fenced customers, mainly exporters, but cannot guarantee supply agreements due to deple

Zimbabwe steps up battery storage

As a worsening drought slashes the country's hydropower production, creating lengthy power cuts, Zimbabwe's industries are beginning to turn to solar

Technical fault plunges Zimbabwe into darkness

Eastern Zimbabwe lost electric power for almost three hours from 1am yesterday when a regional interconnector tripped and stopped generation at Kariba

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