Chasi turns to renewable energy

Energy minister Fortune Chasi has called on players in the private sector to collaborate with the government and invest in renewable energy to offset the power deficit in the country.Chasi's calls cam...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 July 2019


Chivhayo in fresh energy scandal

Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivhayo is in the eye of a storm as it emerged this week he could have misled the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) into making payments for earthmoving equipment worth ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 June 2019


Zimbabwe makes huge saving on energy

Zimbabwe's energy import bill has dropped to about $1,2 million monthly from at least $48 million as efforts to invest in local electricity generation to underpin the envisaged economic growth begin t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018


Puma Energy partners Chicken Hut

FAST food outlet, Chicken Hut has entered into a partnership deal with Puma Energy that will see the food outlet open outlets at every Puma service station across the country. The deal will see more t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 December 2018


Chinese firms tighten grip on energy sector

INCREASINGLY, Chinese companies are eyeing Zimbabwe's opportunity-packed energy sector with great interest, and those that have been able to get tenders have remarkably excelled.In 2015, for instance,...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 July 2018


Comesa plans to set up regional energy regulator

THE Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) plans to establish a regional energy regulatory authority to enhance sustainable energy investment and development.Comesa is a regional group...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 July 2018


Zonful Energy embarks on rural electrification programme

A PRIVATE solar power-generating firm, Zonful Energy, has embarked on a rural electrification programme through installing solar power at households on easy payment terms to augment government efforts...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 July 2018


Zimbabwe calls for energy self-sufficiency

Zimbabwe has called for cooperation in the generation of energy and power to ensure the region is self-sufficient and reduces dependency on the outside world. Energy and Power Development Minister Amb...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 June 2018


Invest in Zim energy sector, Khaya Moyo

Th e Minister has also urged regional power utilities to collaborate and complement each other in power generation and minimise dependence on the outside world.He said energy plays a pivotal role henc...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 June 2018


Zim woman signs a R13 million energy deal

A South African based women's investment Initiative Black Women in Business Forum (BWBF) has agreed to sign an investment deal with Zimbabwe's Leading Business Women's Association (LBWA). The investme...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 June 2018


Why foreign investment is no easy fix for Africa's energy needs

Foreign investment in sub-Saharan Africa's power sector has reached a record-high. Spurred on by the United Nations' goal to ensure modern energy access for all by 2030, international donors have focu...

By Philipp Trotter & Sabah Abdullah | Published: 04 June 2018


India to fund Zim's energy infrastructure projects

INDIA has pledged its commitment to financing Zimbabwe's energy infrastructure rehabilitation projects, which will see the country accessing millions of dollars from the Asian partner for power genera...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 May 2018


Zimbabwe energy sector gets $1.5bn boost

Government says it has $1.5bn worth of energy projects in the pipeline with huge investments expected from foreign investors in the short term, a government official has said. Zimbabwe has been on a s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 April 2018


Zim puts wind energy plan on hold

ZIMBABWE has put on hold plans to undertake a wind resource measurement exercise on three sites with highest energy potential, as the price bids received from companies that tendered to carry out the ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 April 2018


Econet gets licence to generate solar energy

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (Econet) has been given a licence to generate power to meet the electricity and energy needs at its Willowvale premises in Harare. The Willowvale complex is a major hub for Ec...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 April 2018


Energy council shoots down Zesa reforms

The Zimbabwe Energy Council has said Cabinet should focus on privatising entities, strengthening corporate governance structures and employing more competent people on the board instead of creating on...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 April 2018


Spain eyes Zimbabwe energy sector

Spain is exploring investment opportunities in Zimbabwe's energy sector as relations between the two countries grow stronger.Zimbabwe-Spain relations are being reinforced following the coming into pow...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 April 2018


'Direct energy to turn around economy'

ZIMBABWEANS have been called to direct all their energies towards economic development in order to complement Government efforts to turn around the economy.Delivering his keynote address during the Ma...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 March 2018


AfDB strikes deal for Africa solar energy

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has struck a partnership deal with International Solar Alliance (ISA) to scale up solar energy development in Africa.The agreement was sealed on the margins of the ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 March 2018


Zim fails to capture $3bn energy FDI

Zimbabwe failed to attract foreign direct investment into its energy sector between 2016 and 2017, despite its regional peers attracting US$3 billion during the same period, the Zimbabwe Energy Counci...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 February 2018


Econet ventures into solar energy

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe (Econet) is set to become one of the first companies in Zimbabwe to set up a photovoltaic power plant at its premises in Willowvale for own consumption. The Zimbabwe Energy Re...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 January 2018


VACANCY: General Manager - Africapaciti Energy Corporation

1. Objectives of the Job: The board of directors of Africapaciti Holdings (the "Board ") has adopted a position description for the General Manager of Africapaciti Energy Corporation (the Company). Th...

By Africapaciti | Published: 11 December 2017


Vivo Energy, Engen in share swap deal

Malaysia-based firm Engen Holdings (Engen) has agreed to sell shares in one of its subsidiaries to fuel retailer Vivo Energy in exchange for a stake and a "possible" cash element.Upon completion of th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 December 2017


Zimbabwe to miss out on energy mineral spend

WHILE Zimbabwe has the geological resource base to step up production of lithium the political risk in the country is still so great it is highly unlikely any investment for new lithium mines will flo...

By miningmx | Published: 30 November 2017


Uptake of solar energy in Zimbabwe set to rise

For a country that is blessed with plentiful sunlight and at the same time blighted with constrained electricity supply, Zimbabwe's utilisation of renewable energy – solar energy in particular – i...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 September 2017

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