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Zambia: Govt says load shedding hours have not reduced

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LOAD SHEDDING hours have not reduced because of the mechanical faults being experienced with equipment at Maamba Thermal Power plant, says Energy Minister David Mabumba. Read More

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Zambia: Power shortage to cost ZESCO US$167 million

Story from the Lusaka Times Website

The Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (ZESCO) will lose over US$160 million as a result of the current power deficit the country is experiencing.Candle

…………The Minister said ZESCO Limited has been directed to revise the load-shedding programme from two to four hours on a daily basis adding that the programme will be implemented in an equitable manner to ensure that the burden is spread across all areas apart from essential services and operations.Read More

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Zambia: ZESCO is still exporting up to 90 megawatts – Yaluma

Story from the Lusaka Times Website

Government has disclosed that ZESCO is still exporting up to 90 megawatts of electricity despite the deficit that the country is currently experiencing.

Zesco_pylons……….Meanwhile, Chief Government Spokesperson Chishimba Kambwili has taken a swipe at Forum for Democracy and Development -FDD President Edith Nawakwi’s remarks on the electricity deficit.  Read More

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Zambia: ZESCO apologises to the nation for the unplanned and sporadic load shedding around the country

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ZESCO has unreservedly apologised to the nation for the unplanned and sporadic load shedding around the country. Click here for the Full Story

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