Zimbabwe Power Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Zimbabwe Power Report

Zimbabwe Power Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Zimbabwe Power Report
Published Oct 15, 2016
56 pages — Published Oct 15, 2016
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Work on the Kariba South hydropower expansion project is now reportedly -- complete. The project will consist of two phases of --- megawatts (MW) each. ...In June ----, the Zimbabwe Electrical Supply Authority (ZESA) reported losing up to ----MW of power when a system fault caused a cut to power imports from Mozambique and Zambia. The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) is planning to implement a rollout of --,--- smart electricity meters to medium and large customers in ----. The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) is planning to implement a rollout of --,--- smart electricity meters to medium and large customers in ----. The tender process closed in June ---- and is due to be finalised by the end of September ----.

...Source: National sources, BMI Zimbabwe has been mostly reliant on hydropower for its domestic generating capacity, with the Kariba dam hydropower plant providing more than -- of the country s total electricity generation. ...Source: National sources, BMI Zimbabwe has been mostly reliant on hydropower for its domestic generating capacity, with the Kariba dam hydropower plant providing more than -- of the country s total electricity generation. The current problems faced due to the hydropower electricity generation deficit will be compounded by the fact that other forms of power generation, such as the Hwange coal-fired power plant, is currently running at only ---MW of its total of ---MW capacity. The further upgrades to the plant are also delayed due to delays in Chinese funding. ...Despite the statements by the Zimbabwean Energy Minister that the Batoka Gorge project would be completed by ----, we do not currently expect the project to be online within our ---year forecast period. We will change our forecasts if we do see more evidence of progress on the dam.

...Zimbabwe s hydropower generation has been cut in half due to the ongoing drought in the region. We forecast that Zimbabwe s hydropower generation will reach a total of -.-TWh in ----, decreasing from -.-TWh in ----. We expect that this will increase back to -.-TWh in ----. If the rainfall in the region remains low throughout ----, we will revise these forecasts downwards, as the shared Kariba Dam between Zambia and Zimbabwe was reported in January to be only -- full. A La Nina was forecast as increasingly likely for ----, which will result in increased rainfall in the region. ...

  
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