“Consumers have also realised the benefits of using LPG as an alternative source of energy as part of managing their energy bills”
practices levelled against regulatory authorities particularly in the energy sector.
The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy chaired by Dr Daniel Shumba waded into the debate yesterday while receiving evidence from the chief executive of the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Commission, Engineer Gloria Magombo.
“We have recommended that in the future we need all procurement of IPPs into the energy mix to be done through competitive tendering. We are working on that framework now,” said Eng Magombo.
“This is why we have requested that the ministry works on an IPP policy on how we are going to procure additional capacity at any given time. It’s really meant to address those issues you are raising. We are working on making sure that there is a mechanism to take care of that efficiency,” she added.