Browsing: Waste to energy

  • Harare City Council cancels a 30-year waste-to-energy agreement between the local authority and Geogenix BV
  • The local authority also disregarded Local Government minister July Moyo’s order that the council pays a US$1.5 million bill due to Geogenix BV for services rendered in May and June at the Pomona waste management energy plant
  • Combined Harare Residents Association (CHRA) approached the courts to declare that the directive by Moyo as well as the utilization of devolution funds to pay Geogenix B. V contractual obligations are unlawful

The Harare City Council has resolved to cancel the Pomona waste management deal that was imposed on the local authority by the Local Government ministry.

According to Fair Planet, the 30-year Build-Own-Operate-Transfer project was meant to generate 22 megawatts of electricity by converting the city’s waste, which until now has been dumped at Pomona – a dumpsite on the outskirts of the city. A joint venture …