The Zimbabwe government has announced that electric cars are the future of the country, despite electricity problems the country is currently experiencing.
Rudairo Dickson Mapuranga
Speaking through his Twitter handle, the Minister of Energy Fortune Chasi said that all service stations will go solar in order to support the initiative.
The Minister said that the government was going to start with Petrotrade and Genesis energy in order to set the initiative in motion.
“Service stations to go solar & to include solar charging ports. We will start with the government-owned ones – Petrotrade & Genesis” reads the tweet in part.
Earlier, the Minister of Energy had announced the government’s position on electric cars.
The Minister said that necessary incentives will be announced soon and the facilities for charging ports will be installed.
“The Government supports the introduction of electric cars. As such the necessary incentives will be announced soon and the infrastructure will be installed at service stations and along the high ways.” reads the tweet