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January 10, 2019 5:28 AM Grand fuel heist in Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe consumed almost 480 million more litres of petrol and diesel in six months between June and November last year than in the same period in 2017, a gargantuan 77 percent extra, at an additional foreign currency cost of more than US$200 million. Figures released by the Ministry of Energy and Power Development show that consumption of diesel and petrol 281

January 9, 2019 4:40 PM Fuel price goes down

Fuel prices have slightly gone down despite persistent shortages being experienced throughout the country. Diesel was previously $1,34 per litre and is now at $1,25 while petrol which was $1,38 now costs $1,32 per litre. The free on board (FOB) charge for diesel is 0,5434 per litre while petrol is 0,4726. In a statement the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory 290

November 15, 2018 4:53 PM Zera licenses Mutoko independent power producer

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has granted an energy generation licence to a private company. Riverside Power Station has been licensed under the Electricity Act to construct, own and operate a solar power plant at Musvaire Village in Mutoko, Mashonaland East Province as an independent power producer. In a notice published yesterday 32

September 19, 2018 3:33 PM Four private firms seek Zera licensing

Four privately-owned entities have approached the Zimbabwe Energy Regulation Authority (Zera) seeking electricity generation licences.When licensed, the entities will construct, own, operate and maintain the proposed solar systems. In a notice issued in the press yesterday, the regulatory authority said it received applications from Gombe Power Solutions 31

September 10, 2018 2:26 PM Service station fined for selling unleaded petrol

A fuel dealer has been slapped with a $300 fine for selling unleaded petrol. Kudakwashe Jakata of Long Femur, Fair Bridge Park who operates Oilex Service Station at Chakohwa Business Centre was convicted on his own plea of guilt by magistrate Perseverance Makala. He faces an alternative three-month jail stint if he fails to make the fine. Jakata was charged 47

April 16, 2018 6:56 PM Econet gets licence to generate own power

Econet Wireless has obtained a licence to generate power to meet the electricity and energy needs at its Willowvale premises in Harare, according to a notice carried in the media. The Willowvale complex is a major hub for Econet’s switching and network operations infrastructure. The licence notice, which was issued on March 27, 2018 by the Zimbabwe Energy 79

March 6, 2018 12:06 PM Govt phases out diesel 500

The government has started implementing a programme to phase out diesel 500 through the introduction of diesel 50, this, in a bid to improve the fuel quality and offer affordable prices. In a statement issued yesterday, the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) said the move is in compliance with a government directive issued last year. “…Zera advises 48

January 29, 2018 2:37 PM Zesa to install 30 000 prepaid meters

National power utility, Zesa Holdings (Zesa), says it plans to install 30 000 prepaid meters in the coming three months under the 100 days Rapid Results Initiative. Energy minister Simon Khaya Moyo said the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) is licensing private agencies who will sell prepayment meters to the public under the customer supplied 84

January 15, 2018 1:52 PM High electricity tariffs crippling industry: CZI

The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) is pleading with the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) to slash power tariffs in order to ensure viability of its members’ businesses. In its presentation to Zera, Zimbabwe’s largest industrial representative group wants Zera to bring down the local electricity tariff in line with the going rates 98

December 8, 2017 3:31 AM Individual fuel imports banned

Government has banned importation of fuel by individuals. In a notice issued by the Zimbabwe Energy regulatory Authority (Zera) yesterday, Government said it has repealed Statutory Instrument (S.I.) 171 of 2015 Control of Goods (Petroleum Products Prices) Amendment Number 5 that allowed members of the public to import up to 2 000 litres of fuel per month 62