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Zimbabwe Pushing Chinese Steel Giant’s Plans to Exclusively Import Electricity From Mozambique

The Mphanda Nkuwa hydroelectric power project in Mozambique. Tsingshang’s Zimbabwe subsidiary, Dinson Iron and Steel Company (Disco) plans on exclusively importing power from the project.

Chinese giant Tsingshang’s Zimbabwe subsidiary, Dinson Iron and Steel Company (Disco), will start importing electricity from Mozambique’s Mphanda Nkuwa hydroelectric power project once complete.

This follows a plan, supported by the Zimbabwean government, to have Disco exclusively import power for the $1.5 billion steel and ferrochrome facility that is coming up near the central town of Mvuma, a small mining town in Midlands province. Mvuma is 530km from the Mphanda Nkuwa hydroelectric power project in Mozambique’s Tete province which borders Zimbabwe to the northeast.

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