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The Power Column

Harare Power Station is set to get a face lift this April, with repair and re-assembling of Station 3’s Turbo-Alternator number 1 (TA1) currently in progress. TA1 was taken out service in July 2011 after having succumbed to vibrations which resulted in thermal shock and bending of the high pressure (HP) ro...

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  • Hwange

    Situated in the North Western part of Zimbabwe, Hwange Power Station is the largest coal-fired power station with 920MW installed capacity which comprises of 4x120MW and 2x220 MW units. ...

  • Kariba

    In 1955, it was decided to dam the Zambezi River at the Kariba Gorge to supply power to Zimbabwe and Zambia. Three years later and despite many difficulties, including record ...

  • Harare

    This Power station is located in the Workington area of the capital city along Coventry road. Station 1 commissioned in 1942 had a capacity of 21MW but was decommissioned ...

  • Bulawayo

    Located in the second-largest city of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo Power Station is connected to the national grid through 11kV and 33kV systems. The plant was commissioned between 1947 and 1957 as an ...

  • Munyati

    Munyati Power Station is situated five kilometers off the Harare-Bulawayo Road at the 183-kilometre peg. Built in stages between 1946 and 1957, the thermal station originally had a capacity of ...

Generation statistics

Munyati 28MW
Bulawayo 35MW
Harare 30MW
Kariba 662MW
Hwange 546MW
TOTAL 1301MW Download full report
Last Updated: 28 May 2015