Powertel gets ZESA’s prepaid power deal

HARARE, February 6 (The Source) – Internet service provider Powertel, a Zesa subsidiary, has been appointed as the sole aggregator for the sale of prepaid electricity tokens after the State Procurement Board (SPB) twice cancelled the tender citing technical irregularities. The appointment has riled some… Read More

Mavhaire dissolves eight energy sector boards

HARARE, February 5 (The Source) – Energy and power development minister Dzikamai Mavhaire has dissolved the boards of eight state-owned enterprises under the supervision of his ministry, accusing them of underperforming during the past five years. The boards were appointed by ministers belonging to former… Read More

$97mln solar plant for Gwanda

GWERU, December 4 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s power company plans to build a ‘solar farm’ next year in Gwanda,  south of the country with capacity to produce 100 megawatts at a cost of $97 million to shore up power supplies, a company spokesperson said on… Read More