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Essar to lease Munyati; Indian consultancy lines up Zim refurbs; Zesa lowers its Cahora Bassa debt

Zimbabwe
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State utility Zesa Holdings’ Zimbabwe Power Company has shortlisted 11 bidders to expand the Hwange and Kariba South power plants

Zimbabwe
Issue 221 - 02 December 2011

Zesa insists on open tender for Kariba

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Zesa Holdings has decided not to pursue a memorandum of understanding signed between the Zimbabwe Treasury and China’s Sinohydro for the expansion of the Kariba South hydro project, opting instead to pursue a public tender

Zimbabwe
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The SAPP is putting on a brave face about prospects for the region’s electricity supply industry and its own performance, looking to inflows of investment to install more generation capacity across southern Africa and for the pool’s trading mechanisms to gain momentum

Mozambique | Botswana | Lesotho | DR Congo | Angola | Namibia | Malawi | eSwatini (Swaziland) | Zimbabwe | Tanzania | South Africa
Issue 215 - 10 September 2011

Tariffs rise by 31%

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The Zimbabwe Electricity Regulatory Commission (Zerc) has approved a 31% tariff increase as part of a gradual move to cost-reflective tariffs to improve cashflow for state utility Zesa Holdings.  Zerc said the average tariff would rise to 9.3 cents/kWh from 7.5 cents from 1 September. 

Zimbabwe
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Harare has taken another step towards tackling the country’s power supply deficit with the start of tendering for 900MW of new capacity at Hwange and Kariba

Zimbabwe
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The beleaguered MDC energy minister is talking up prospects for encouraging investment to relaunch major generation schemes and, following a series of disappointments, expects to test investor appetite in coming months

Zimbabwe
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Soaring crude prices – coupled with more realistic expectations – have improved conditions for African biofuels projects, writes François Misser

Mozambique | Malawi | Zimbabwe | South Africa | Mali
Issue 203 - 18 February 2011

Engen completes more Chevron purchases

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South Africa-based Engen has concluded its purchase of two more country operations from Chevron, in Mauritius and Tanzania, bringing to five the number of sales completed out of a package of seven agreed in August 2010 (AE 202/21).

Mozambique | Malawi | Zambia | Zimbabwe
Issue 198 - 19 November 2010

Caprivi interconnector inaugurated

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The 300MW high-voltage Caprivi connection between Zambia and Namibia has been inaugurated by the presidents of Namibia, Zambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe.

Botswana | Namibia | Zambia | Zimbabwe
Issue 197 - 05 November 2010

NuPlanet wins mini-hydro licence

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South African developer NuPlanet has been awarded a generation licence by the Zimbabwe Energy Regulation Council to build a 5MW hydropower plant at the Mutirikwi dam, Zimbabwe’s largest reservoir. Technical feasibility and environmental impact assessments for the Mutirikwi project would start next year, with procurement, contracting and construction to commence thereafter, managing director Anton-Louis Olivier said on 1 November.

Zimbabwe
Issue 196 - 23 October 2010

Zim tycoons buy up fuel marketing

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A consortium led by businessman Moses Chingwena has acquired 51% of Engen Petroleum Zimbabwe, enabling Engen to buy Chevron’s Zimbabwe operations.

Zimbabwe
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South African marketer Engen Petroleum Limited has signed share purchase agreements for Chevron’s downstream interests in seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean.

Mauritius | Mozambique | Réunion | Malawi | Zambia | Zimbabwe | Tanzania | South Africa
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Zimbabwe utility Zesa Holding is sticking to its power-exporting arrangement with NamPower, the Namibian parastatal has told African Energy.

Namibia | Zimbabwe
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EGYPT: EDEPC contracts; EGYPT: Ain El Sokhna contract; GHANA: Takoradi expansion boost using WAGP gas; KENYA: KenGen to reduce emergency power; MOZAMBIQUE: EIB funding for power access; NIGERIA: Afam VI expansion; TUNISIA: EIB considers funding Sousse CCGT; ZIMBABWE: China Ex-Im to fund Kariba expansion

Kenya | Ghana | Mozambique | Egypt | Nigeria | Zimbabwe | Tunisia