Sept. 9, 2022
Three-quarters of rural public schools, clinics, extension offices and other public institutions are
now electrified through the Rural Electrification Fund
April 4, 2023
ZESA installed a transformer and a 2*feeder pillar at the Independence celebration venue in Mt Darwin.
Dec. 13, 2021
The Rural Electrification Fund has powered over 9 700 schools across the country.
Dec. 13, 2021
Commissioning of the Zhilo-Shale Electrification Project in Umzingwane district, which was done through the Rural Electrification Fund (REF).
Sept. 10, 2021
The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) commenced electrifying parts of rural Kariba including Magororo-Musambakaruma and Mola-Siakobvu.
May 22, 2020
Rural Electrification Agency (REA) had provided electricity to 59% of primary schools, 70% of secondary schools and 85% of rural health centres in Mashonaland East province by the 22nd of May 2020. 129 institutions had been electrified in Mudzi district.
Nov. 29, 2021
The Rural Electricity Authority (REA) has connected five schools, three business centers and a rural health clinic in Chikomba District at a cost of US$385 000
Oct. 19, 2020
The Government has connected over 90 000 rural institutions, including business centres, schools and chiefs’ homesteads, to the national grid since the launch of the National Renewable Energy Policy in 2017.
Dec. 18, 2019
42 institutions (schools, clinics and service centres) and homesteads were electrified in rural provinces.
Dec. 11, 2019
Under the Rural Provinces Grid Extension projects, 31 of the 35 targeted institutions comprising schools and clinics have been grid electrified, with prepaid meters connected.
Dec. 5, 2018
The Rural Electrification Fund (REF) set aside $8,6 million for energy development projects in the country which aim at increasing access to electricity in rural areas. The fund has earmarked 335 energy projects countrywide which will increase access to electricity in rural areas from 27,7 percent to 60 percent.