The government is giving guarantees to 27 independent power producers, with projects of a combined 1000MW, hoping to clear a key hurdle that has kept energy investors away and left Zimbabwe facing power shortages.
When the Chamber of Mines asked its members to list their biggest worries this year, most of them had one major gripe at the top of their lists – power supply. The Chamber’s survey...
By Nelson Banya London-listed Contango Holdings says it plans to start exporting thermal coal early next year from its Zimbabwe mine following requests from customers in Europe and Asia. Zimbabwe's...
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...
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