presentation to EAZ load-shedding in Zambia: what should be the plan PRESENTED BY C CHITUNDU MANAGING DIRECTOR. Presentation Overview. 1.0 background 2.0 current status 3.0 zesco’s plans to end load-shedding 3 .1 generation projects 3 .2 transmission projects 3 .3 distribution projects
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2.0 current status
3.0 zesco’s plans to end load-shedding
3.1 generation projects
3.2 transmission projects
3.3 distribution projects
3.4 other initiatives to reduce load-shedding
TOTAL COST OF the UPGRADE– USD 100 MILLION
– above us$600MILLION
POWER REHABILITATION PROJECT (PRP)
Kafue Gorge Lower Hydropower Project (750 MW)
CONNECTION OF NORTH WESTERN PROVINCE TO NATIONAL GRID
KAFUE TOWN MUZUMA VICTORIA FALLS TRANSMISSION LINE UPGRADE
ITT MUMBWA LUSAKA WEST TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECT
SUPPLY TO KALUMBILA MINE
CONNECTION OF LUANGWA DISTRICT TO THE GRID
LUSAKA TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION REHABILITATION and upgrading PROJECT
Distribution projects under increased access to electricity services.
ZESCO PLANS TO SPEND ZMK 5,634BN ON ASSETS AND INFRASTRUCTURE development IN 2014
Over 45% already utilized
DUE TO THE UNATTRACTIVE TARIFFS, the ZAMBIAN ELECTRICITY SECTOR IS LARGELY DOMINATED BY ZESCO –SINGLE BUYER MODEL.
An 87mw new power plant will cost not less than us$300million while zesco spent u$4.0million on the procurement and distribution of the cfls