BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa to meet Ramaphosa over electricity

President Mnangagwa is expected to meet his South African counterpart on Sunday to discuss whether Zimbabwe's neighbour can export more electricity to the country in light of the current shortages bei...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 July 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Electricity tariffs hike looms

Government says it will soon review electricity tariffs to reflect costs because current charges are no longer sustainable.Zimbabwe is currently facing its worst power shortages in years after low wat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 July 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

General Electric eyes Zimbabwe methane gas

ZIMBABWE plans to conduct a full exploration of its gas deposits in a bid to establish the quantum of the key resource before engaging potential investors. Top United States firm, General Electric and...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 July 2019

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Zim makes inroads on electric vehicles

Zimbabwe, the first and only African country to successfully set up a lithium-ion battery carbonate plant, is poised for a major role in the trillion dollar electric vehicles (EV) industry as it emerg...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 July 2018

OPINION

Pre-paid electricity meters too expensive

EDITOR,While the move to have residents purchase their own household electricity pre-paid meters is a noble idea, there still lingers many questions regarding their accessibility.We acknowledge that Z...

By Tawanda Pamire | Published: 30 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zim lags behind on electricity regulatory index

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) has ranked the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) and Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) as having an average level of deve...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 June 2018

TELECOMS & TECHNOLOGY

Smart technologies will drive Africa's electrical expansion

The use of advanced metering technologies is steadily on the rise in Africa, but, to evolve the business models of the electrical utilities operating on the continent, utilities still need to harness ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zim destined to produce surplus electricity, fuel

President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday told over 40 000 youths at a convention in Mkoba that Zimbabwe was destined to produce surplus electricity and fuel. "We signed an agreement for coal-bed-methane...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Chinotimba sued over electricity bill

BUHERA South MP Joseph Chinotimba has been summoned to the High Court by the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) which is seeking to compel the legislator to settle a $4...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Private firms import electricity meters

The first of prepaid electricity meters imported by private firms that were recently licensed to sell the gadgets to consumers has arrived in the country, a senior government official has said. This w...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 April 2018

MINING & RETAIL

General Electric among five shortlisted by RioZim

New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) listed conglomerate, General Electric, is among five foreign investors that diversified Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) listed miner RioZim hasshort-listed to develop its ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Harare electric buses deal on cards

An American company, Concept Media Group, is seeking to tie down Harare City Council to a deal to introduce intracity electric buses (E-buses).The firm plans to introduce the electricity-powered buses...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Government mulls fuel, electricity tax cut

GOVERNMENT has announced that it is considering a reduction in fuel and electricity taxes to improve industrial productivity.Energy and Power Development Minister, Simon Khaya Moyo, told The Financial...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 March 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa invites General Electric to Zimbabwe

President Emmerson Mnangagwa today met Mr Jay, W. Ireland, the President and CEO of an American multi-national conglomerate General Electric in Kigali, Rwanda on the sidelines of the Business forum he...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 March 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Fuel, electricity top imports bill

FUEL, cooking oil and electricity are on average chewing more than half of the $230 million allocated for imports monthly, showing very little signs of the foreign currency shortages easing anytime so...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 March 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zim aims to 'power the world's electric cars'

Zimbabwe's mining minister has said the country has the capacity to boost its lithium supply, CNBC Africa reports.Winston Chitando told a mining investment conference in the capital, Harare, the coun...

By BBc | Published: 28 February 2018

MINING & RETAIL

ACF eyes electric arc furnace project

Kwekwe-based chrome miner African Chrome Fields (ACF) is in talks with a number of potential partners including ZimAlloys for joint value addition projects expected to result in at least two electric ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 February 2018

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Govt to reduce electricity tariffs

Government plans to reduce power tariffs to below what is charged by its regional counterparts in a bid to improve the country's competitiveness.The average regional price stands at 7.50c/kWh compared...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 February 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

High electricity tariffs crippling Zim industry

The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) is pleading with the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) to slash power tariffs in order to ensure viability of its members' businesses.In its pr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 January 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Works to increase Beitbridge electricity supply

THE Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) is working on constructing a bigger substation to supply electricity to Beitbridge and a poly clinic.ZETDC system development man...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 September 2017

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Electricity tariffs to remain stable this year

The government has ruled out an electricity tariffs hike this year saying any review will, however, be subject to consultations with relevant authorities.Zimbabwe's industry and commerce is currently ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 August 2017

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Electricity tariff hike inevitable

Zimbabwe Energy and Power Development Minister Samuel Undenge says a power price increase in the country is unavoidable as the current subsidized tariff is unsustainable. Zera turned down an electrici...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 August 2017

Electrician: Hwange colliery company limited

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By Hwange | Published: 18 July 2017

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Schneider Electric partners local firm

SCHNEIDER Electric, a French based energy company has signed an exclusive agreement with Samansco, a local renewable energy firm to distribute its solar powered portable LED bulbs. The signing ceremon...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 July 2014

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Sable pins hope on electricity subsidy renewal

Operations at ammonium nitrate producer Sable Chemicals hang in the balance as the Government is yet to renew a power subsidy agreement that it entered with the company to enable it sustain production...

By New Ziana | Published: 14 April 2014
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