Zimbabwe: Kupinga mini-hydro starts up
- 11 Aug 2017
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The Kupinga mini-hydropower plant in Chipinge in the eastern province of Manicaland has started generating electricity, state-owned daily The Herald reported on 7 August. The run-of-river facility in the Rusitu River catchment area is generating at 92% of its capacity but is expected to start operating at its full installed capacity of 1.65MW by year-end. The project has been developed and is owned and operated by Kupinga Pvt Ltd, a subsidiary of South African financial services group Old Mutual, under a 25-year licence issued in 2014 by the Zimbabwe Energy Regulating Authority.
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