zimbabwe

November 29, 2019
Country reeling from widespread power cuts says Abu Dhabi Prince has agreed to assist with roll-out of 2GW solar portfolio nationwide, with Lake Kariba singled out as impromptu battery.
August 20, 2019
Caledonia group mulls solar PV plant as Zimbabwe's unprecedented power crisis triggers a slowdown in the broader mining sector, with three other players allegedly bankrolling the state utility's emergency purchase of international power.
July 22, 2019
Matshela Koko says last year’s probe in South Africa has pushed him to ‘greater heights’ after securing Zimbabwe’s go-ahead to 100MW/240MWh plant.
July 18, 2019
Harare adopts solar duty waivers as Chinese firm shares upstream plans, UK-backed scheme targets 60 mini-grid systems, Sinohydro to deploy 20MW plant by Lagdo dam.
April 5, 2019
Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) has invited research proposals related to renewable energy and its integration, as well as firm power and energy efficiency.
December 4, 2018
Zimbabwean mining firm RioZim has contracted Spanish-Japanese renewable energy company Univergy International and power firm RioEnergy to develop, build, operate and maintain four solar PV plants totalling more than 180MW capacity to supply cheaper power to four of the country's largest mines, according to a filing on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE).
November 22, 2018
Oman reveals bidders in 500MW solar tender, Chint builds 15MW in the Netherlands, IBC completes solar-plus-storage system in Zimbabwe.
October 16, 2018
A subsidiary of German developer Soventix has bagged a contract to build one of the largest solar PV projects in Zimbabwe standing at 22MW.
July 25, 2018
Zimbabwean firm Karo Mining Holdings plans to build a 300MW solar project close to its new platinum mining operations west of Harare instead of its original plans for a 600MW coal-fired power plant, after discussions with the Zimbabwean government.
November 29, 2017
Robert Mugabe’s “resignation” after 37 years in power creates political uncertainty and possibility for Zimbabwe’s solar market.

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