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Oil prices poised to climb in 2024 amid geopolitical uncertainty

By ETimes Most public- and private-sector forecasts point to higher global oil prices in 2024. But just how much higher remains little more than an educated guess amid widespread geopolitical…

Stable Brent Crude price sees Zimbabwe, South Africa adjust fuel prices

By ETimes Zimbabwe and its southern neighbour, South Africa, have independently resolved to reduce fuel prices in tandem as Brent Crude prices, exchange rate movements and taxes move in their…

ZERA poised to licence 200MW wind power project

ETimes The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) says it is intensifying efforts to tap into wind energy for power generation to cover the huge energy deficit. The energy crisis is…

Zimbabwe LPG consumption up 73% in August 

By ETimes Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) consumption in Zimbabwe increased by seven percent to 44,29 million kilograms (kgs) in the first eight months of 2023 compared to 41,29 million kgs…

Of energy poverty in Zimbabwe

By ETimes Zimbabwe has been facing a severe electricity crisis for several years. The country’s power generation capacity is insufficient to meet the demand, resulting in frequent power cuts and…

Zim’s renewable energy capacity edges up in 2022 – IRENA

By ETimes Zimbabwe’s renewable energy capacity increased by a negligible 1.07% to 1222 megawatts (MW) in 2022 from 1209 MW in 2021, highlighting the ongoing development of the energy transition…

Masiyiwa’s ADC inks 20-year solar energy deal with DPA

By ETimes Africa Data Centers (ADC), which is owned by Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa, recently signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement with Distributed Power Africa (DPA) to supply its facilities…

Batoka Hydropower scheme turns to AfDB for funding

By ETimes Zambia and Zimbabwe want the African Development Bank (AfDB) to help revamp plans for the joint development 2,400MW Batoka Hydropower Scheme after General Electric and China’s Power Construction…

DPA bags ZIMPLATS gig

By ETimes Distributed Power Africa (DPA), a business of Cassava Technologies, a leading pan-African technology group, is set to install two carport solar solutions at Zimbabwe Platinum Mines (ZIMLATS). The carport…

With no investment, blackouts are here to stay

By ETimes The country has been plunged into hours of darkness extending to upto 16 hours of loadshedding, and the country does not seem to have a solution to the…