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FEB
2017

Specialised energy mission from South Africa to Zambia commended for innovative approach to doing business in Africa

A South African energy sector trade and business delegation recently had another successful trip to Zambia. The trade mission was jointly led by Trade Invest Africa and the South African Electrotechnical Export Council. “We are impressed by the calibre of companies from the South...
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FEB
2017

UK-Zambia ink deal to boost household solar use

The UK and Zambia have signed a deal to ensure more householders in the East African nation have access to solar energy. They have committed to accelerate the expansion of the household solar market and increase electricity access for all Zambians under the Energy Africa...
06
DEC
2016

Zambia Sustainable Energy Expo 2017 announced

I, as the Chairman of LOC, Zambia Sustainable Energy Expo invite you to come and discover what the Zambia Economy has to offer. Supported by the Government of Zambia, Africa Sustainable Energy Association. ZSEE2017 intends to accelerate the growth of Zambia’s sustainable Energy...
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OCT
2016

Zambia needs more investment in energy

EVIDENCE that Zambia needs a lot of investments in the energy sector is provided by the fact that Zesco is struggling to meet both commercial and domestic demand for power. Zesco has informed its customers that the current extended load shedding being experienced in some parts of...
08
AUG
2016

CNE’s Sunbird Energy signs agreement on Zambian project

China New Energy (CNE) announced that Sunbird Bioenergy Africa and the Zambian Development Agency signed the investment promotional and protection agreement needed in order to start work on its energy project in that country. The AIM-listed company said the agreement was the...
24
JUL
2016

ZDA gets $1.8bn investment pledges

THE Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has recorded an increase in investment pledges in the first half of this year from US$1.5 billion in 2015 to US$1.8 billion. ZDA director general Patrick Chisanga attributed the increase to sustained investor confidence and the conducive...
18
JUL
2016

Govt ponders pumping solar energy into transmission

THE Ministry of Energy and Water Development says Zesco is currently conducting a study of its transmission system to determine how much solar energy can be injected in the transmission system. In a statement availed to the Daily Mail on Friday, once the study is completed in...
04
JUL
2016

Zambia Announces Cheapest Photovoltaic Power Tariff In Sub-Saharan Africa

Two solar projects will be soon developed to deliver the cheapest solar power tariff in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), the Zambia Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has recently announced. Both projects will count with a capacity of 50 MW each and will supply power at tariffs of...
04
JUL
2016

Canada-Based Company To Set Up USD 1.2 Billion 1,000 MW Solar Power And Panel Plants In Zambia Read more at: http://www.zambia-invest.com/energy/canada-based-company-to-set-up-usd-1-2-billion-solar-power-panel-plant

The Zambian government has recently announced that it is close to sign with SkyPower Global, a Canada-based solar energy equipment supplier, a power purchase agreement (PPA) to set up a photovoltaic (PV) panel manufacturing plant a solar power plant within the next five years....
04
JUL
2016

Is renewable energy a solution to Zambia’s energy deficit?

Zambia currently faces a huge energy deficit although the country boats of huge potential to explore alternative sources such as renewable energy to meet the gap. Zambia’s power deficit is estimated at 560 megawatts and the country is now relying on the importation of power to...
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