Hwange Power Station Adds 80MW To National Grid

The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution company was on Thursday expected to receive an additional 80MW electricity from Hwange Power Station.

This follows the expected coming online of Unit 4 at 9:30 PM on Thursday. This is expected to ease load shedding which has been upgraded to Stage 2 recently, which entails that areas go for at least 16 hours without electricity.

Writing on his Twitter handle, Energy and Power Development Minister, Fortune Chasi announced the “good” news. He said:

ENERGY UPDATE: UNIT 4 Hwange Firing started @1522Hrs yesterday. It was Targeted to kick in at 2130Hrs last night. As a result, we are Expecting an 80MW boost this morning to ease load shedding. Good morning to you all.


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