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ZESA Planning To Move Bulawayo Power Station To Hwange

ZESA Planning To Move Bulawayo Power Station To Hwange

The government says it has secured funding to enable small thermal power stations, that is, Bulawayo, Harare, and Munyati, to generate more electricity to ease the current energy crisis.

Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, Energy and Power Development Minister Soda Zhemu, said:

Munyati power station has a capacity of 90 megawatts (MW), Bulawayo produces 100MW, and Harare around 200MW.

They have been producing less, and we are working on Bulawayo station to produce around 90 to 100MW, and funding has been secured for that.

Soda also said the government was considering moving Bulawayo thermal station to Hwange, to avoid future coal supply challenges.

On Wednesday, 14 December 2022, the Zimbabwe Power Company was generating a total of 537MW.

Hwange was generating 366MW, Kariba 171MW, Harare, Bulawayo and Munyati were generating nothing. | The Sunday Mail

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24 Comments

Chief strategist 1 month ago

Gadzirisai zviripo izvozvo, takarasima nekurelocater plant ndokudii. Munopemga fani vanhu veZanu PF


­čśé try not to laugh 1┬ámonth ago

Broccoli: Hey, I look like a tree.
Mushroom: Wow, I look just like an umbrella.
Walnut: I look exactly like a brain.
Banana: Man, can we change the topic please?

zvichizotipa magetsi here 1 month ago

musazvinetsere mahara bunch of failures


Shekinah ­čç┐­čç╝ 1┬ámonth ago

KuRelocater ndokuunza magetsi here ­čĄĚ.Munati havarware nepfungwa vanhu ava


Vesto 1 month ago

The only power station suitable is found at Harvest House when you vote for president Douglas Togarasei Mwonzora the power will be available to you that you will not be able to finish it vote MDC ­čľÉ´ŞĆ­čľÉ´ŞĆ­čľÉ´ŞĆ


Gred 1 month ago

@Vesto sbhono sakho

Tindo 1 month ago

Kklkkk this guy has the determination of a weed.

xyz 1 month ago

so u knew that these stations were not producing enough and u did nothing about it until now, how many other things are u waiting to address when they have completely broken down???


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Dofo 1 month ago

M@ **** bhasop mosara musina chinhu ku prover Nyika dzeye m@shona


Doug 1 month ago

What do they mean? If its a coal issue, coal for Munyati and Harare power stations will be passing less than a kilometre away from Bulawayo power station on its way from Hwange. Looks like it will be asset stripping big time!


1 month ago

Incompetent people put into positions of power cause so much damage to a country.

chicken 1 month ago

zvadiiko paQatar neMorocco


salah 1 month ago

zvadhakwa France 2 imwe yacho 0

Vaye vaye 1 month ago

How does one move the power station from Bulawayo to Hwange?


Concerned 1 month ago

@vayevaye we are in this togethee,am also asking myself how?

thrasher 1 month ago

more importantly how does Zimbabwe buy 500 mw from south Africa is there somekind of cell capable of storage of up to 500mw or they just connect the national grid to these countries

Sir Vast 1 month ago

Zesa is an electricity supply board, without power it ceases to exist and therefore should be disbanded henceforth. Let's privatize these institutions for efficiency


Reason 1 month ago

it's more expensive by far relocating than just ferry the coal to the power stations..makamboita seiko vanhu imi.....zuroriya makatengesa ma Steam Locomotives aishanda good good for this purpose nhasi mavakuda kutoputsa zvakavakwa kare mozovakisa ma China!!!


nxaa 1 month ago

y is soda not fired already


firesoda 1 month ago

#firesoda on all platforms


Soda rezhemu 1 month ago

2030 ndenge ndiriko murima imomo


xxc 1 month ago

Amen


Jah ­čç┐­čç╝ Tsvarie-07 1┬ámonth ago

Its not even half of the demand which stands @ 2 point something Megawatts ­čĄö


Tkt 1 month ago

Ooo once Byo Power station is disassembled zvavharana haicha dzoke futi online
What is future Coal supply inconsistencies? Makuda kugura deal reZPC neNRZ while further killing the later hanty ka?
Kkkk
Pamsoro pekuba kwamuchaita gwenya redu racho haaya ma1 aya



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