Zimbabwe mine eyes solar amid national power crisis

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.

Univergy and Rioenergy to set up 180MW of solar for Zimbabwe mines

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).