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ZESA increased by 50% last week then by another 50% today and it will increase by 50% on 1 November

   
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So we are getting dizzy with the electricity tariff increases. On 23rd September (just over a week ago) we reported a 50% increase on ZESA tariffs. Today (1 October 2020), those tariffs increased by another 50%.

Effectively it means ZESA tariffs are now 125% (more than 2 times) what they were 8 days ago. The story doesn’t seem to end there though, we should brace for another 50% increase in a month. Here’s a communique from the Zimbabwe energy regulator authorising this:

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Anonymous
5 months ago

DISGUSTING!!!

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Anonymous
5 months ago

That means, assuming a stable rate of about 82, the cost of electricity per unit after 1 Nov will be just less than 20 us cents a unit. At it’s maximum in USD days it was about 10c for pre-paid and 14c for post-paid accounts … so how are increases like this justified?

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Ngonidzashe Pedzayi
5 months ago

I think the increase was better but if they do that we should have power all the the time and its better to switch off in the Afternoon

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    The Principal
    5 months ago

    Why not shut up if you have nothing to say?

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Anonymous
5 months ago

Hmmm, something does not add up. Purchased 299.1 kWh and that cost ZWL1140!!!
Doing the maths, using ZETDC token calculator and Techzim calculator, all give differing amounts.
Hmmm…

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    Anonymous
    4 months ago

    Wer is the calculator?

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