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ZPC Q3 power column: Kariba accounting for 64% of the nation’s electricity

The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has released the Q3 2021 power column which denotes in some detail electricity generation in the country’s major plants. The ZPC Q3 2021 report reads as follows: ZPC noted general improvement in generation in the 3rd quarter of 2021, after having sent out a total of 2,203GWh, thereby surpassing its […]

[Video] Zimbabwe’s Electricity Situation Part 2

In this final part of the Electricity situation we take a look at the state of ZPC power stations, the contribution from private players as well as the fate of Zimbabwe’s power situation in the short term. File footage of Hwange Power Station Courtsey of AP Sources: Chronicle Zimbabwe Energy Regulation Authority DPA AfricaBritannicaGoogle Books […]

Take A Virtual Tour Of Zimbabwe’s Two Biggest Power Stations At The Agric Show ZPC Booth

As many of you know, the Harare Agriculture Show has since kicked off and its quite a tech spectacle (for those with the time and patience). Right at the main entrance we managed to bump into the ZPC stand. Yes we had the usual models of the Kariba Dam Wall but what caught out attention […]

Here’s an F for you, ZESA. Give way to private players please

The national power authority, ZESA, has failed to deliver on its mandate as the one source of power for the majority of Zimbabweans. The poor service delivery and lack of consistent supply is enough to prove that. Perhaps it is now time to consider players from the private sector and to engage them seriously.

Cell C billboard protest: What’s the lesson for Zim service providers?

A South African man disgruntled by what he deemed poor service from Cell C, specifically a franchise of Cell C at Sandton City, has found a novel way to fight back-by erecting an opposing billboard. George Prokas, a Cell C customer had an overdue account dispute with the service provider which accused him of having […]