Zimbabwe is joining a push by Russia’s Rosatom to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy across Africa, with an MoU being signed in Europe on Monday. Energy Minister Zhemu Soda and Rosatom Director...
Zimbabwe’s power utility has announced a drastic loadshedding schedule, due to breakdowns and refurbishments at its two main power plants.  Dam wall rehabilitation at Kariba will lead to 12-hour power generation cuts, at a...
Zimbabwe's government has increased the strategic reserve levy by as much as 323%, a move which will push the country's fuel price, already the highest in the region, higher. A notice by Finance and...
The Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ) says it is shelving two solar power projects of a combined 45MW because of ZESA’s poor transmission infrastructure. IDBZ will no longer pursue the 15MW Tjibundule solar...
Prospect Resources, the Australian-listed company developing the Arcadia lithium mine in Zimbabwe, has opened bids for investors willing to fund the project. Prospect says it has received “multiple enquiries” from “a range of international...
A currency dispute between an independent power producer and power utility ZESA shows how regulatory hurdles continue to dim prospects for private energy investment in Zimbabwe. ZESA is awaiting the outcome of international arbitration...
Zimbabwe plans to build a second US$1.3 billion oil pipeline to supply fuel into the country and the region, a deal that would end years of lobbying and rivalry between powerful oil interests.
Zimplats has applied for a licence to install close to 200MW of solar power to feed operations at Ngezi and Selous, where it is spending US$290 million in additional investment to grow platinum output.
The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), the world's largest bank by assets, has come under pressure to withdraw funding from Zimbabwe’s planned 2,800MW coal-fired power plant at Sengwa. This leaves what...
Zimbabwe faces prolonged power outages after a surge from South African electricity imports overloaded its network and caused generating plants to fail, Energy Minister Zhemu Soda said. The surge caused a nationwide blackout in...
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