Cabinet approves revised Gwanda solar project

CABINET on Tuesday approved the revised implementation plan for the 100 megawatt (MW) Gwanda solar project that commits to deliver the first 10MW within six months after signing of financial closure agreements and fulfilment of all outstanding conditions precedent. Energy and Power Development Minister Advocate Fortune Chasi quickly pointed out that he will demand to […]

Editorial Comment: Monitoring solar energy projects important

Solar power is a practical solution for Zimbabwe, not only because we have high levels of sunshine, but also because we can, in effect, store solar power using Lake Kariba. So as more and more solar stations are added to the grid they can take an even higher percentage of the daylight load, allowing Zesa […]

Intratrek’s Gwanda solar project ready to roll

CONTROVERSIAL businessman Wicknell Chivayo owned-Intratrek says it is awaiting the finalisation of the financial closure phase of the 100 megawatt Gwanda solar project by the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) to resume its work following a tumultuous court battle with the parent company. The project stalled after ZPC approached the courts seeking to terminate the contract […]