Zimbabwe power map, cropped

Zimbabwe offers bankability support to ten IPPs

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Issue 502 - 13 Mar 2024 - By Tonderayi Mukeredzi | 4 minute read

The authorities have offered development support to an initial ten independent power producer schemes, in a policy shift designed to enhance the bankability of IPP projects and encourage more private sector players to contribute to Zimbabwe’s faltering electricity generation infrastructure.

African Energy examines the new scheme and looks at the state of power generation throughout a country where peak demand outstrips available supply – a situation that has lately been worsened by declining water levels at the Kariba Dam.

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