Zera chief executive officer, Gloria Magombo THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority(ZERA) says it is projecting a 20 percent annual increase in liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) use, as consumer perceptions continue to shift. Energy experts say the country could save 120 megawatts (MW), nearly a tenth of total current electricity generation, if its 600 000 domestic power consumers switch to gas for cooking and heating. Zimbabwe’s current average power generation of about 1 200MW falls short of peak demand between 1 400MW and 2 000MW, often resulting in lengthy electricity cuts that have affected mines, industry, commercial activity and households. Energy regulator ZERA expects LPG consumption to continue rising in line with a sharp increase from 5…