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With the country’s commitment to meeting UN-enlisted Sustainable Development Goal 7, which advocates access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy, the country still lags behind in terms of implementation and funding clean power.
The main intervention of the programme centres on the establishment of an innovative inclusive and gender responsive Renewable Energy Fund (REF) that aims to leverage private sector and financial markets to finance renewable energy projects that have a return on investment while achieving social impact for the acceleration of SDG achievement.
Speaking at Umzururu Primary School in Nyabira under Zvimba East Constituency, area legislator Cde Tawanda Tungamirai implored the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) to consider expediting the drive to save trees and conserve the environment.
With Governments and environmentalists worldwide now placing emphasis on the need to recycle waste and to use green energy, local innovators are coming up with projects which if rolled out on a large scale, will transform the lives of people in many communities.
THE National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) has begun installing solar power on its coaches to ensure uninterrupted power supply and improve safety of passengers.

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