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Renewable energy in Zimbabwe

  • Zimbabwe seeks renewable energy policy

    ZIMBABWE, 2014/10/06 Zimbabwe is looking to develop a renewable energy policy to provide the energy sector with guidelines and a roadmap for creating a additional conducive environment for attracting investment . Gloria Magombo, CEO of the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) has stated that the policy will aim to address all the gaps, such as incentives for increased uptake and investment in renewable energy and legislation. Magombo has further explained her organization was working to develop the policy in coordination with the Ministry of Energy and Power Development. “The terms of reference have been finalised and ZERA is set to fund the project,” she continued. “ZERA intends to initiate a consultative process to develop a renewable energy policy and we’re going to involve a number of stakeholders.”
  • Econet Launches New Energy Solution in Zimbabwe

    ZIMBABWE, 2013/11/17 ECONET Solar announced plans to formally introduce a new energy solution that aims to avert power shortages in Zimbabwe. Dubbed the Home Power Station, the solution will be launched in the country in February. In an exclusive interview with CAJ News in Cape Town on Tuesday, Econet Solar General Manager for Services-Technical, Brighton Muzondo, said the innovation was cheaper, user-friendly, efficient and readily available to the poorest people in both the urban areas and countryside.
  • Zimbabwe renewable energy investment

    ZIMBABWE, 2012/12/05 After a decade of stagnation, Zimbabwe is now back, with economic increase at 9.3%. That has declined slightly because of the world economic downturn to 6%, but that is still quite impressive for an emerging economy. In your opinion, which factors influenced the new opportunities that have arisen in the economy?