Chivayo hires top lawyers for ZPC suit

BUSINESSMAN Wicknell Chivayo has hired top international lawyers Francois Joubert and Adrian de Bourbon, as his battles with the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) resume in the Supreme Court this week.This...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 October 2019


ZPC sued for disrupting business

THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has been sued for Z$2,6 million for disrupting electricity connections at a Mazowe farm, resulting in losses.Kukohwa Kurima (Pvt) Ltd (Kukohwa Kurima) has cited ZPC in...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 September 2019


Chivayo breached solar project contract: ZPC

The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has accused Intratrek Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd of breaching the parties Gwanda solar project agreement by not contributing $1 million which it was supposed to inject into th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 July 2019


Ex-ZPC board chair reveals other Chivayo beneficiaries

FORMER Zimbabwe Power Company chairperson Stanley Kazhanje, who is accused of concealing his business interests in Intratrek Zimbabwe, yesterday revealed in court that he was not the only engineer pai...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 June 2019


Judge blasts ZPC over Chivayo's solar project

High Court judge Justice Tawanda Chitapi has castigated the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) for its lackadaisical approach to finding common ground with Intratrek Zimbabwe fronted by Wicknell Chivayo to ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 June 2019


Tundiya's company diverts ZPC’s 1 003 tonnes of coal

A FORENSIC audit on Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) has unearthed serious irregularities, where a haulage company owned by Shepherd Tundiya diverted about 1 003 tonnes of coal meant for the Zim...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 April 2019


Zera puts on hold ZPC bid

Zimbabwe Power Company's (ZPC) bid to add more electricity to the national grid has suffered a setback after regulatory authorities put a hold on its request for a licence extension until it addresses...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 January 2019


ZPC to spend $500m on Hwange

The Zimbabwe Power Company intends to spend more than $500 million rehabilitating Hwange Power Station units 1 to 5 to guarantee reliability and extend its lifespan by between 15 to 20 years. The proj...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018


Chivayo wins $25m ZPC case

Intratrek Zimbabwe has won a $25 million lawsuit against the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) and in which High Court judge Tawanda Chitapi has also ruled that the contract between the Zesa subsidiary, an...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 December 2018


ZPC to recruit +100 workers

THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) intends to recruit more than 100 workers on a fixed term contract of up to 36 months for the Hwange Thermal Power Station expansion project.In March this year, Preside...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 December 2018


ZPC denies role in Chivayo arrest

THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has denied playing any role in causing the arrest and prosecution of Harare businessman and Intratrek Zimbabwe managing director Wicknell Chivayo over allegations of f...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 November 2018


ZPC finance director exonerates Undenge

ZIMBABWE Power Company (ZPC) finance director Hubert Chiwara yesterday told the court that the $5 million payment to controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo's Intratrek was made without former Ener...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 November 2018


ZPC in $20m legal services bill scandal

The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) is engulfed in a $20 million legal-payment row amid revelations that the Zesa Holdings subsidiary might have flouted procurement regulations by awarding such a hefty c...

By Financial Gazette | Published: 20 July 2018


Chivayo blames ZPC board

CONTROVERSIAL businessman Wicknell Chivayo says he could have completed the 100 megawatt (MW) Gwanda solar project in eight months had it not been for the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) board's intransi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 July 2018


ZPC boss exonerates Undenge

ZIMBABWE Power Company managing director, Noah Gwariro yesterday sprung to the defence of former Energy minister Samuel Undenge, who is accused of criminal abuse of office after he allegedly ordered t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2018


ZPC needs $43m for Deka project

The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) now needs $48 million to finance construction of the Deka Water Pipeline project, which supplies cooling water to Hwange Power Station, after an independent review of ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 May 2018


ZPC 'completes' Kariba extension

THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) will today start an around the clock seven day test run for unit number 8 of the Kariba South extension project.The exercise will test performance and functionality of...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 February 2018


ZPC shuts down 2 power stations

The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has shut down two power stations - Bulawayo and Munyati - due to electricity oversupply in the country, an official has said. The power stations, with a combined insta...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 January 2018


ZPC gets $116m for Hwange project

The Zimbabwe Power Company has secured $116 million from regional financial institutions to go towards its equity contribution for the expansion of Hwange Thermal Power Station.ZPC's equity contributi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 January 2018


Zimbabwe rejects Indian power bid

THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) and the State Procurement Board (SPB) last week rejected a tender bid by an Indian consortium, ThyssenKrupp Industries in partnership with Technofab Engineering (Priva...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 November 2017


ZPC seeks to build power plant in Gwanda

THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has applied to the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) to construct a 100 megawatt Solar Photovoltaic power plant in Matabeleland South's provincial capital, G...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 September 2017


SPB intervenes in ZPC tender wrangle

THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has sought permission from the State Procurement Board to cancel the $113 million contract for re-powering of Munyati Power Station awarded in 2015 to an Indian compan...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 August 2017


ZPC misses Q1 production target

THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has missed its production target for the first quarter by 5.94 percent, generating 1 789.80 Gigawatts per hour against the targeted 1 902.76GWh.ZPC managing director E...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 August 2017


Zimbabwe Power Company misses output target

The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) says electricity generated in the second quarter of 2017 was 5 percent below target due to inadequate coal supplies for its thermal power stations and continued water ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 August 2017


ZPC mulls debt restructure

The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) plans to embark on a debt restructuring exercise, with the group floating a tender seeking a "strategy consultant".The energy company - a subsidiary of power utility Z...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2015

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