Energy Minister Simon Khaya Moyo THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) has licensed 17 private companies to sell pre-paid electricity meters to consumers under a customer supplied meter scheme, The Financial Gazette has learnt. The development comes after the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC), a subsidiary of ZESA Holdings, resolved to allow private companies to procure and distribute pre-paid meters after failing to meet demand due to critical shortages of foreign currency. ZERA chief executive officer, Gloria Magombo, this week revealed that those that obtained licenses were Easttown (Pvt) Limited, Finmark Industries, Mining and Industrial Suppliers Solutions for Africa (Pvt) Limited, ZB Capital, Altimate Communications, Engineering World, Fueltec Zimbabwe, G. Telecoms, Helcraw Electrical, Heliflex…