Covid-19 delays jatropha energy project comeback

By Tendai Chara The outbreak of the corona virus, or COVID-19 has delayed the anticipated revival of the jatropha energy project in Zimbabwe.   In 2017, the Zimbabwe government announced that it had rekindled the jatropha project, which had been in comatose for many years. The jatropha plant, whose seeds are used to make biodiesel, was […]

Renewable energy policy set for launch

President Mnangagwa will today launch the National Renewable Energy and the Bio-fuels Policies of Zimbabwe in Harare, a move that will create a conducive environment for the development of renewable energy. The policies seek to promote optimal supply and utilisation of energy for socio-economic development in a safe, sustainable manner. Government is seeking to prioritise […]