Kwekwe based dairy milk processor Dendairy Limited has taken a unit the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) to court for allegedly refusing to either refund or credit the company with power worth more than US$236 000.
Dendairy is seeking an order to compel ZETDC to refund US$236 966,51 worth of electricity or alternatively credit its power account with energy worth that amount. Through its lawyer, Mutatu and Partners, it argues that despite having been overpaid, ZETDC has neglected, failed or refused to refund or credit its account. In 2015, ZETDC and Dendairy entered into a secure power supply agreement valid for one year. In terms of the agreement, Dendairy was charged higher rates for consumption of electricity.
Upon the expiry of the agreement, Dendairy did not renew it, but ZETDC continued to charge higher rates for electricity consumption in terms of the expired agreement.ZETDC has not yet filed a notice to enter an appearance to defend.
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