Zimbabwe will no longer have the option of Chinese state funding for new coal plants. Photo: Courtesy of PowerChina
Zimbabwe will no longer have the option of Chinese state funding for new coal plants. Photo: Courtesy of PowerChina

China stopping coal funding could power down Zimbabwe’s energy plans – or renew them

  • Sanctions and pressure from climate campaigners had left it reliant on China for funds and engineering as it struggles to meet its power needs
  • Several African nations may be pushed to consider greener energy sources to get Beijing’s backing

Zimbabwe will no longer have the option of Chinese state funding for new coal plants. Photo: Courtesy of PowerChina
Zimbabwe will no longer have the option of Chinese state funding for new coal plants. Photo: Courtesy of PowerChina
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