Four Independent Power Producers (IPP) have approached the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) seeking licences to generate electricity. The four IPPs want to build power plants which will produce a total of 167 megawatts if the licences are approved by Zera. The four IPPs who have applied for the licences are:
- Gombe Power Solutions – 100 MW Solar Photovoltaic Plant In Mashonaland West
- Tugwi Mukosi Hydro Power Company – 15MW Hydropower plant in Masvingo
- Triangle Solar systems (Private) Limited – 45MW Solar Photovoltaic Plant in Masvingo
- Kefalos Cheese products (Private) limited – 0,6MW power plant for own industrial consumption.
In a statement with reference to Gombe Power Solutions, Zera said,
Notice is hereby given that the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority has received an application from Gombe Power Solutions (Private) Limited to construct, own, operate and maintain the proposed 100 megawatts solar PV plant at Twyford Estate, Selous in Mashonaland West Province.
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