HARARE, February 12 (The Source) – The drama around the ownership of controversial firm Intratrek, which the government of Zimbabwe awarded energy contracts worth over $600 million, played out in Parliament on Monday with the managing director Wicknell Chivayo and company lawyer Bruce Tokwe in… Read More
HARARE, September 4, (The Source) – The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has applied to set up three solar power plants in the country, in a move aimed at improving electricity supply.
HARARE, August 11 (The Source) – The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) missed its production target in the first quarter by 5 percent, sending out a total of 1789.80 gigawatts hour (GWh) of energy against a target of 1902.76GWh.
BULAWAYO, May 30 (The Source) — Zimbabwe’s electricity generation dropped to 842 megawatts (MW) on Tuesday, just over half of peak demand, after output at Hwange Thermal Power Station dropped to under a third of capacity, which the Zimbabwe Power Company blamed on poor coal supplies.… Read More
BULAWAYO, February 7 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s leading coal producer, Makomo Resources says failure by the Zimbabwe Power Company to service its $25 million debt has crippled operations, with output falling to 30 percent of capacity. Company director Ray Mutokonyi told The Source that production… Read More
HARARE, September 19 (The Source) – The Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ) says the $50 million Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) bond flouted in 2014 has been fully subscribed and that it also plans to raise about $10 – $15 million for a housing bond… Read More
By Plaxedes Sibanda, HARARE, Sept 14 (The Source) – State power utility, Zimbabwe Energy Distribution and Transmission Company (ZETDC), says the country faces power cuts because it owes suppliers over $734 million. Zimbabwe, currently generates just over 1,000 megawatts from its ageing plants, about half… Read More
HARARE, June 2 (The Source) – Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC), a unit of power utility Zesa Holdings, said on Thursday it produced 1,751 gigawatt hours, exceeding its first quarter power generation target for the period by 2,35 percent. ZPC is the country’s sole power generator,… Read More
HARARE, April 27 (The Source) – Independent power producer, Pito Investments on Tuesday took its battle against the State Procurement Board (SPB) to Parliament hoping to persuade lawmakers to intervene in the dispute after the firm was elbowed out of a tender to set up… Read More
By Kuda Chideme, HARARE, January 13 (The Source) – Zimbabwe farmer organisations on Wednesday objected to the proposed increase in electricity tariffs which they say will drive up the cost of production and compromise food security at a time the southern African nation is facing… Read More
BULAWAYO, January 12 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s electricity generation on Tuesday dropped to 975 megawatts after two power stations, Harare and Bulawayo, were shut down after developing system disturbances, the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has said. Zimbabwe has been experiencing intensified countrywide power outages since… Read More
BULAWAYO, April 10 (The Source) – Power generation at Harare Power Station will double from 30 Megawatts to 60 MW by the end of this month on expected completion of the repairs to one of its turbo alternators, an official has said. Zimbabwe Power Company… Read More
HWANGE, September 9 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s leading coal producer, Makomo Resources says it has reached an agreement with the Zimbabwe Power Company over a debt of $15 million for unpaid coal supplies to its thermal power stations. ZPC’s failure to pay for coal supplied… Read More
BULAWAYO, August 21 (The Source) – The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has once again shut down the Bulawayo power station, putting a potential 90 megawatts off the national grid, as the utility seeks funding to overhaul the plant. Zimbabwe is currently generating about half of… Read More
BULAWAYO, July 17 (The Source) – The Bulawayo City Council and a South African company, Tarinaka, are set to sign a five year multi-million rand deal to provide solar powered street signs to reduce the local authority’s reliance on power from the Zimbabwe Power Company.… Read More