Electricity Supply Situation Update

  • Increase in Electricity imports initiatives
  • Power Generation situation
  • SI149- Allowing ZESA to charge in foreign currency
  • Introduction of Reactive Power Penalty

The electricity supply situation for 2020 is expected to be better in comparison to 2019, although it will remain challenging. Demand will still outstrip supply, however, some level of stability will be premised on the continued honouring of payments for imports, negotiations for more electricity imports, repairs at Hwange Thermal Power Station and possibility of increased inflows in Kariba dam, the source of hydro power.