ZESA Hike Electricity Prices By 30%

The Zimbabwe Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC), ZESA’s power distribution subsidiary, has hiked electricity tariffs by 30%.

In a statement, the power utility said “low’ tariffs are below the cost of supplying electricity.

“The Zimbabwe Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) would like to advise its valued customers that electricity tariffs have been adjusted upwards by 30%, effective 26th May 2021.

“The increase is based on the outstanding indexation for the year 2020.” They said.

Raised ZESA tariffs versus old prices

Band Old Price (ZWL$/kWh)
(Inclusive of levies)
New Price (ZWL$/kWh)
(Inclusive of levies)
(i) 0 to 50 kWh 1.73 2.25
 (ii) 51 to 100 kWh 3.47 4.51
 (iii) 101 to 200 kWh 6.06 7.89
 (iv) 201 to 300 kWh 8.66 11.26
 (v) 300 to 400 kWh 8.89 12.94
 (vi) 401 kWh and above 10.39 13.50

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