THE Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) will construct a new facility in Zimbabwe to expand its existing home and cater for increased staff after getting a new mandate from its 12-member electricity producers. SAPP is a regional power body where power utilities from the Southern African Development Community work together for the development of the electricity sector. A total of 120 000 megawatts per hour (MWh) was traded by the regional power firms through SAPP in February, indicating the vital role that the body has been playing in the region. However, this figure was 47 percent below the January performance of 225 million MWh. SAPP said this week it had begun looking for expressions of interest from institutions interested in…