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    Zesa power cuts to continue as demand outweighs capacity: Minister

    ZIMBABWEANS must brace prolonged power outages after a surge in electricity imports from neighboring South Africa overloaded its network and caused generating plants to fail, Energy Minister Soda Zhemu said. The surge caused a nationwide blackout in the early hours of Monday, as it affected output at the Kariba hydropower plant and the coal-fired Hwange facility, Zhemu said. Generation has…

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    ZESA tariffs will continue going up: Minister

    ELECTRICITY tariffs will continue to be reviewed in line with inflation and exchange rate movements until they reflect the cost of production, a Cabinet Minister has said. Last month, Zesa effected a 30 percent power tariff hike for its prepaid customers, with the cost of the 200-unit package used by many households rising from $870 to $1 127. The power…

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    ZERA gets two additional board members

    ENERGY and Power Development Minister Zhemu Soda has announced the incorporation of two additional Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) board members. The two new members, Mrs Getrude Siyai Chikava and Ms Sheila Rufu bring to 10 the board members announced by the Minister in January. Minister Soda said the new board members should play their part in ensuring that the…

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