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Longer Power Cuts From Today As ZESA Takes Load Shedding To Stage 2

Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has just notified the public that load shedding will go to stage 2 from today. This has been caused by a “shortage of capacity” faced by South Africa’s Eskom, which exports electricity to Zimbabwe through ZETDC. #PowerAlert The Eskom alert will affect Power Imports. As such load shedding […]

Industry Is Calling For Slashing Of ZESA Tariffs, Is That A Reasonable Request?

Here is the scenario on the ground: ZESA charges US9.8c/kWh to everyone except for chrome producers who are charged US6.7c/kWh. The prevailing rate in the southern African region is around US6c. Industry The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) is calling on ZESA to revise their tariffs downwards to bring them in line with the rate […]