Hwange Power Station

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    Hwange power plant in limbo as China stops funding

    If there is a country likely to be hurt the most by President Xi Jinping’s decision for Beijing to stop building new power plants overseas, it is Zimbabwe. Among several African countries with large deposits of coal, it is heavily dependent on China after it had sanctions imposed on it by the United States and some European countries because of…

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    ZESA issues load shedding alert

    By Mutsa Makuvaza State-owned power utility Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) is experiencing limited power supply which will result in load shedding in some parts of the country. In a statement, ZESA said there is limited power supply in the national grid due to a technical fault at Hwange Power Station. “ZESA Holdings would like to advise its valued customers…

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    UPDATED: Hwange Power Station Unit 1 gutted by fire

    FIRE broke out at Hwange Power Station Unit One and it took 40 minutes to put it out. Hwange is the country’s second largest power station after Kariba Hydro Power station. ZESA Holdings was by last night yet to ascertain the damage caused by the fire and the impact to the power supplies. Energy and Power Development Minister Zhemu Soda…

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