Government to formulate a renewable energy policy

Government is in the process of formulating a Renewable Energy Policy in order to facilitate the development of a diverse portfolio of renewable and clean energy solutions, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said.

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Government is in the process of formulating a Renewable Energy Policy in order to facilitate the development of a diverse portfolio of renewable and clean energy solutions, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said.
Government is in the process of formulating a Renewable Energy Policy in order to facilitate the development of a diverse portfolio of renewable and clean energy solutions, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said.

Government is in the process of formulating a Renewable Energy Policy in order to facilitate the development of a diverse portfolio of renewable and clean energy solutions, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said.

Addressing thousands of people who were gathered at the National Sports Stadium for the country’s annual independence celebrations, Mnangagwa urged Zimbabweans to embrace clean energy products.

“Government is in the process of formulating a Renewable Energy Policy, to facilitate the development of a diverse portfolio of renewable and clean energy solutions.

“We also urge our people to embrace clean energy products,” he said.

Mnangagwa said government was in the meantime working towards implementation of the Batoka Hydro Electric Plant.

“In the meantime, work towards implementation of the Batoka Hydro Electric Plant is now at the Environmental Impact Assessment stage. Construction work at the Hwange 7 and 8 Expansion Project has begun, creating thousands of jobs and will see an addition of 600MW into the national grid upon completion. The Rural Electrification Programme has resumed in enerst since 2018,” He said.
Mnangagwa said the efforts in the energy sector will ultimately increase our national energy output.

“These efforts in the energy sector will ultimately increase our national energy output; facilitate the growth of our manufacturing sector; propel industrialization of the economy as well as ensure the growth of rural industry systems,” he said.