BUSINESS NEWS

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

BUSINESS NEWS

Zera seeks prepaid meter deals

Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) says it is set to establish a pool of agents to sell prepaid electricity meters.Prepaid meters have recently been in high demand after Zesa Holdings (Zesa) ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Zera investigates 'Queen B' and other fuel dealers

ZIMBABWE Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) says it is carrying out investigations in collaboration with the police on fuel dealers accused of pushing the product to the black market, where it is then...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 January 2019

BUSINESS NEWS

Zera mulls pricing fuel in forex

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has made submissions to Government to allow some selected service stations countrywide to sell fuel to motorists in foreign currency.This comes as the c...

By Business Weekly | Published: 07 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Govt delays measures to prevent fuel smuggling

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has deffered the fuel marking programme which was scheduled for the first quarter of this year, citing lack of fiscal space and high cost of implementat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Incandescent lights give Zera headache

THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) is still experiencing rampant smuggling of incandescent lights despite the existence of Zimbabwe Revenue Authority and law enforcement agents at the cou...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zera confiscates 600 000 bulbs

THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority has confiscated at least 600 000 incandescent light bulbs since May last year, as it moves to stop use of the banned filament lights. In May last year, Governm...

By Staff reporter | Published: 26 April 2018

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Door open for ethanol licences

THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has said players who have the capacity to do mandatory blending should apply for licences, as the regulations were open for more players.Zera chief exec...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 August 2017

BUSINESS NEWS

Zera licenses Indo-Africa Power

THE Zimbabwe Electricity Regulatory Authority (Zera) has licensed Indo-Africa Power to construct, own, operate and maintain a solar power plant in Mutorashanga.In a statement on Wednesday, Zera said ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 August 2017

BUSINESS NEWS

Zera closes in on illegal fuel imports

THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority has moved closer to ending smuggling of fuel into Zimbabwe following the close of window yesterday for submission of private tenders for marking of all importe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 August 2017

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Zera adopts new tariff methodology

THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has adopted a new tariff determination methodology aimed at attracting new investors into the country's struggling power generation industry.Zimbabwe is...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 July 2014

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Zera to regulate Liquefied Gas operators

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has moved in to regulate trade and distribution of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).Government today announced that liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) retailer...

By Musah Gwaunza | Published: 07 May 2014

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Zera licences 307 fuel dealers

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority has revealed that it issued 307 licences to fuel importers, wholesalers, producers, blenders and retailers in 2012 in response to the country's increasing dema...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2014

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

ZERA close to finalising renewable energy tariffs

Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority is finalising the development of Renewable energy feed in tariffs (REFIT) which will help in the implementation of power projects under the Zimbabwe Agenda for Sus...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 November 2013

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Slow project development worries Zera

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) is concerned with the slow pace at which some licensed Independent Power Producers (IPP's) are implementing their projects.ZERA has in recent years lic...

By New Ziana | Published: 04 November 2013

EDUCATION

Zim requires $20m for energy research

Zimbabwe requires at least $20 million a year to fund research and development for clean and alternative energy sources, an energy expert said yesterday.Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority chief exec...

By New Ziana. | Published: 29 October 2013

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Zera encourages use of gas

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) said on Sunday Zimbabweans must shift to use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as the power supply situation remains unstable.With Zimbabwe facing a pere...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 October 2013

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

ZERA moves on independent power producers

Efforts by the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority to engage independent power suppliers to help alleviate power shortages in the country is now paying dividend following the commissioning two indepe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 October 2013

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

ZERA licences four companies to blend E5

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority has licensed Green Fuel, Zuva Petroleum, Sakunda Energy, and the National Oil and Infrastructure Company to blend E5 fuel.This comes after the authority introd...

By Business reporter | Published: 05 September 2013

INDUSTRIALS & ENERGY

Zera procures fuel quality testing machine

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority has spent $400 000 on a new fuel quality testing mobile laboratory to protect consumers from substandard products after the introduction of mandatory blending ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 September 2013
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