Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) has introduced a system that enables both postpaid and prepaid to settle their bills and or buy their electricity in foreign currency.
The development was communicated on social media in the statement released by ZESA which states that :
ZIMBABWE ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
PAYMENT OF BILLS AND PURCHASE OF ELECTRICITY IN FOREIGN CURRENCY:
The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) would like to advise its valued customers that it is continuously reviewing its processes and procedures in an effort to bring convenience to customers.
The power utility has introduced a system where all post-paid customers can now settle their bills in foreign currency at the prevailing exchange (auction) rate.
The system also allows prepaid customers to purchase electricity tokens in foreign currency in ZETDC banking halls countrywide, hence availing more transacting options to its valued customer.
STAKEHOLDER RELATIONS (18/12/2020)
ZESA is reportedly owed over $5 billion by various councils, the government and parastatals, and other consumers.