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Enhance the IPPs framework in order to facilitate the implementation of current and future IPP projects.


Solar Energy Dominates Licensed IPPs



June 30, 2021

ZERA has licensed 91 power projects to date.

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Government Licensed 80 Independent Power Producers (IPPs) Projects



April 9, 2021

At the moment, over 80 different projects have been licensed by (the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority) for power generation with a total capacity of over 7 000MW [megawatts],” Energy and Power Development minister Soda Zhemu said during a tour of Harava Solar Park in Seke recently. “More than 80% of these licensed projects are on the renewable energy space, particularly solar projects.

Review of 59 licences of IPPs that have not commenced operations



Aug. 26, 2019

Governement has ordered the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) to review licences of 59 independent power producers after they failed to commence operations within a reasonable period. At least 77 licences were issued by Zera between 2010 and July this year, but only 18 independent power producers had committed to invest in renewable solar energy.