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Chart: New ZESA Electricity Tariffs Effective 15 May 2022

Chart: New ZESA Electricity Tariffs Effective 15 May 2022

ZESA Holdings’ power distribution arm, the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) recently announced new electricity tariffs which came into effect on 15 May 2022.

In a notice, ZETDC said the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) had approved a tariff adjustment in order to restore the value of the tariff to a level of USc10.63/kWh which was approved in 2019. We present a chart of the new tariffs below:

Tariff Band Price/kWh Total kWh Total Per Band (ZWLS)
1 – 50 kWh 8.02 50 401.21
51 – 100 kWh 16.08 50 804.01
101 – 200 kWh 28.17 100 2,817.48
201 – 300 kWh 40.22 100 4,021.64
301 – 400 kWh 46.22 100 4,621.60
401 kWh and above 48.24
Cumulative Total kWh Total Cost (ZWL$)
1st purchase of 50 401.21
1st purchase of 100 1,205.22
1st purchase of 200 4,022.70
1st purchase of 300 8,044.34
1st purchase of 400 12,665.94
The tariffs above include 6% Rural Electrification Levy.

Last month, ZESA Holdings executive chairman, Sydney Gata, warned of imminent debilitating power cuts due to the non-cost reflective electricity tariffs which threatened the power utility’s viability.

Gata said ZESA is importing electricity at a cost of between US8c and US9c per unit while the cost of producing locally is US9.5c.

ZESA has been supplying power to households at far less than the cost of importing and producing, that is, US6c per unit.

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15 Comments

baba gumede 1 month ago

electricity was now too cheap people had now started cooking mazondo pa stove . This tariff increase was now overdue and we expect improvement in service now from zesa


Handsome Man 1 month ago

Hesi bby @Cute


cute 1 month ago

manumber ayo ndamatadza kunzwisisa


mudekunye 1 month ago

pama figures apo ndopataende koopesana diko..


Asalif 1 month ago

and how many days do you use a kg of gas there should be a comparison of cheaper form of energy to use cause ukawira unonyura🤷🤷


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me 1 month ago

ndakatenga nezuro e 1000rtgs ndikapihwa 33kw🤣🤣🤣


baba gumede 1 month ago

was it your first purchase this month?????

Asalif 1 month ago

aaaah pakashata 1000 maUSD mangani $3 if I'm not mistaken zvirinani you just burn $15 bucks it's cheaper than firewood kkkkk dze$1 you can't use them for 3 days like winter now

Asalif 1 month ago

we will learn when we buy the tokens you may crack your head still ne RTGS iyoyo and the cross rate we come back to the figure or more units 😀😀😀


MuPfungwe Chaiye 1 month ago

Zvenyu mapedza kuverenga ini ndangonzwa kuti yakwidzwa magetsi zvemanumber izvo handina hangu kuzozvitambudza nekuverenga


long man 1 month ago

taura hako hazvitonzwisisiki zvinumbers zvavo kuti zvikubvepi zvichendepi

💎💎 1 month ago

Don't worry vanenge varikuzama kuita ratio yacho ne ma thousands eduka aya. vachiita estimate Next week's rate. 🤣🤣🤣🤣


Jericho 1 month ago

I don't understand what this all means


Me 1 month ago

Crc i don't get this

Vote for change

Martin 1 month ago

nyange ini


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