No money for fuel marking: ZERA

No money for fuel marking: ZERA

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMBABWE Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) says the country has not yet started implementing fuel marking owing to lack of funds for the project. Fuel marking which has been on the cards for a long time now is one of the ways in which government can flush out issues of rampant fuel smuggling which are reportedly depriving the country of import duty and other fuel related taxes. It is reported that some companies are smuggling fuel into the country and avoiding paying of duty purporting that it is…

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BREAKING: ZERA rejects electricity tariff increase application

BREAKING: ZERA rejects electricity tariff increase application

By Michael Gwarisa THE Zimbabwe  Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) application to to review electricity tariffs by 49 percent from the current level of USc9.86/KWh to USc14.69/KWh has been rejected. Briefing Journalists in the capital this afternoon (20 July 2016), the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) Chairperson Ester Khosa said the move to halt the tariff increase was driven by the feedback they received from stakeholders across the economic divide. “ZERA has reviewed the tariff application from the ZETDC in terms of the provisions of Section 53 (2) of…

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