Zambia: Itezhi Tezhi start-up, Batoka Gorge plans

Issue 317 - 11 Feb 2016 | 4 minute read

Zambia’s first power plant built under a public private partnership has entered into commercial operation. The synchronisation of both 60MW units of the 120MW Itezhi Tezhi hydropower project on the Kafue River was completed in January, India’s Tata Power announced on 4 February. The project was built and will be operated by Itezhi Tezhi Power Corporation, a joint venture between Tata Power and state utility Zesco, under a 25-year build-own-operate-transfer concession.

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