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ZESA speaks out on power supply

by Tarisai Mudahondo
23 Dec 2022 at 14:39hrs | Views
ZESA Holdings issued a press statement on the update on the improved power supply situation.

The press statement reads, "ZESA Holdings is pleased to advise its valued stakeholders of the increased electricity supply in the country, which has resulted in reduced load curtailment across all our customer segments.

"The development follows weeks of depressed generation attributed to the dropping water levels at Lake Kariba which necessitated the directive to reduce power generation at Kariba south power station by the aged Hwange power station equipment saw the station operating with two units during the period.

The current power generation challenges affecting the region affected electricity trading on the Southern African Power pool market further reducing import arrangements in the face of exponential demand for power in the country".

ZESA further stated that "ln the past weeks we have been extensively engaging with various stakeholders so as to implement critical measures to alleviate the power deficit challenges, the deficit is not unique to Zimbabwe but the entire SADC region.

Our engineers and technicians have been working frantically to ensure increased power generation, consequently, we have increased generation at Hwange power station.

Source - Byo24News