The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) says it expects to start a critical refurbishment of the aged Hwange power plant in 2023. The project, funded by a US$310 million loan from the Export-Import Bank of...
Caledonia Mining says its new 12MW solar plant has started generating electricity for its Blanket Mine, providing an alternative to unreliable ZESA power. Hit by power cuts and an unstable grid, Blanket had installed...
Water levels at Kariba dam are plunging toward record lows, threatening hydroelectricity production for Zambia and Zimbabwe. The dam currently has 10.9% of usable storage, compared with 34.1% a year ago, according to data...
Distributed Power Africa (DPA), the energy arm of Cassava Technologies, has signed an agreement with Varun Beverages to install a 2.5MWp rooftop solar plant at the Pepsi bottler’s Harare factory. The two companies agreed...
Tharisa is in talks with French energy company Total Eren for a 300MW solar plant for Karo Platinum, a new mine being developed near Selous. Land has been allocated for the solar farm and...
A perfect storm of breakdowns at Hwange’s aged power plants, failure of a unit at Kariba, and a fire that took out transmission lines caused the worst outages in years this week, the Energy Ministry says.
The Government has signed an MoU with Eagle Canyon International of Hong Kong and Pacific Goal Investment to develop an industrial park to process battery minerals such as lithium and nickel. The ambitious plan...
Zimbabwe says it is in talks with the Dubai unit of SkyPower, a renewable energy projects developer, to build 500MW of solar plants in the country. The proposed solar parks would be built in...
By Godfrey Marawanyika Sovereign defaults by both Zambia and Zimbabwe have escalated the Batoka Gorge hydroelectric project cost, with the estimated price climbing 23% to almost US$5 billion. The plan,...
Matshela Energy, owned by former Eskom CEO Matshela Koko, says it has reached a power purchase agreement with power utility ZETDC, paving the way for a project that he previously complained was caught up in red tape.
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