Editorial Comment: Renewable energy policies vital for power sustenance

The launch of the National Renewable Energy Policy (NREP) and the Bio-fuels Policy of Zimbabwe represents a major milestone in our country’s efforts to catalyse the transition to renewable energy — a key step in the attainment of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 7, which seeks to ensure universal energy access to all. It is […]

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 […]

Renewable energy market open to IPPs

Zimbabwe is facing acute electricity shortages arising from low water levels in Kariba Dam and lack of regular refurbishment of thermal power plants. Apart from expanding Hwange Thermal Station, which should feed 600MW into the grid on completion from next year, Government is promoting power generation from renewable energy sources, especially solar. Our Deputy News […]