Articles tagged 'intratrek zimbabwe'

Defiant Chivayo blames ZPC board, engages ED 5 July 2018 HARARE - Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo says he could have completed the 100 megawatt (MW) Gwanda solar project in eight months had it not been for the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) board's intransigence, documents show. The development also comes as the Intratrek Zimbabwe (Intratre...
ED dragged into Chivayo's mess 24 April 2018 HARARE - Angry  members of Parliament plan to summon President Emmerson Mnangagwa (pictured right) to explain his government's contentious decision to retain controversial “tenderpreneur” Wicknell Chivayo on the $200 million Gwanda solar project — all this despite damning allegations of corruptio...
Wicknell defends scandal-ridden project 2 March 2018 HARARE - Controversial businessman  Wicknell Chivayo has explained the lethargy in his multi-million-dollar power deals which are now under investigation by government. This comes after members of the Mines and Energy parliamentary portfolio committee on Wednesday expressed shock at the lack o...
Chivayo turns down Chegutu West Parly seat 31 August 2017 HARARE - Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo has said he is under pressure to stand in Chegutu West in next year's parliamentary elections. The Intratrek Zimbabwe (Intratrek) boss said he has turned down overtures to run for the National Assembly seat, currently held by Dexter Nduna. ...
Chivayo, Sakunda earn top awards 22 December 2016 HARARE - Despite the raging “fires” and debate around their Gwanda and Dema power projects, energy investors Wicknell Chivayo and Sakunda Holdings (Sakunda) founder Kuda Tagwirei have scooped top prizes in project management for their respective solar, and diesel-fired electricity plants. Whil...
Chivayo hits back 19 May 2016 HARARE - Amid swirling rumours about the fate of his energy contracts with the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC), controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo says he “will not bow down to pressure” and there was“nothing unusual about a measly $5 million payment” from the organisation. This comes as ...
Intratrek signs $128m power deal 7 March 2016 HARARE - Intratrek Zimbabwe (Intratrek) and Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) have signed a deal to construct a $128 million hydro plant to help address the country's chronic power shortages. The water-powered Gairezi Hydropower Dam project will generate 30 megawatts (MW) of electricity. Intratr...
Chinese firm wins photovoltaics contract 16 February 2016 HARARE - Chinese firm Ja Solar has won a contract to supply 100 megawatts (MW) of photovoltaic modules to one of the first three large-scale ground-mounted solar power facilities in Zimbabwe. The projects will have a combined installed capacity of 300 MW and the three contractors for these pro...
Govt names 300MW solar tender winners 3 March 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe has awarded the 300 megawatt (MW) solar tender to three companies, including China Jiangxi International Cooperation (CJIC), Intratrek Zimbabwe (Private) Limited (Intratrek) and ZTE Corporation (ZTE). The development comes as the country has been grappling with increased powe...
Intratrek gives $50 000 to charity 18 November 2013 HARARE - Intratrek Zimbabwe (Private) Limited (Intratrek) has donated $50 000 to a charity initiative for orphans run by Miss Carnival Dananai Chipunza. The hand-out, announced by company director and Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo, will be used to meet the educational needs of at least 3...
Intratrek, Chint's $750m solar farm for Byo 24 October 2013 HARARE - Asian energy giant Chint Electric Company Limited (Chint) — through its local partner Intratrek Zimbabwe (Intratrek) — is keen on building solar farms worth $750 million in southern Zimbabwe, businessdaily can reveal. This also comes as the country has been experiencing serious power ...