British resources company Contango has agreed to sell a 51% interest in the Muchesu coal project to Wencai Huo, a Zimbabwe-based Chinese investor with vast interests in mining. Contango, listed in London, started building...
Government wants Zimbabwe's ferrochrome producers, the heaviest consumers of energy, to produce their own power within the next two years and relieve pressure on the grid. Energy Minister Edgar Moyo says power demand from...
We are wasting money investing in coal-fired power plants. Instead, Zimbabwe should focus on renewable energy and get rid of the vested interests standing in the way of a free energy market and a reformed ZESA. In...
Zimplats is now importing 50MW of power from Zambia while pushing ahead with the construction of a solar plant, as it seeks more energy to power its US$1.8 billion expansion. The company, Zimbabwe’s biggest...
By Godfrey Marawanyika Zimbabwe's industrial electricity consumers and exporters aim to raise $250 million to build the first phase of floating solar panels on Lake Kariba. Members of the Intensive...
China Energy Engineering Corporation has proposed the construction of a 1000MW floating solar plant on Kariba dam at a cost of nearly US$1 billion.  Zimbabwe is currently generating less than half of its 1,700MW...
French independent power producer HDF Energy plans to build Zimbabwe’s first green hydrogen energy plant in 2024 under an agreement with power utility ZETDC. The project, Middle Sabi Renewstable, will be developed in Chipinge’s...
Hwange’s new Unit 7 power station started a key phase on Monday after engineers began linking it to the national grid, a major step towards completion.   As the numbers on the monitors ticked...
Distributed Power Africa and its partner EDF of France are to install 12MW of renewable energy for Africa Data Centres, the continent’s largest provider of data facilities. Through its South Africa unit, DPA Southern...
Ground conditions have forced Invictus Energy to abandon operations at its first drilling site, a reflection of the brave yet expensive risks that investors take on gas and oil exploration.  In simple terms, Invictus...
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