Zambia looks to huge transmission investment to support generation expansion, regional export drive

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Issue 274 - 28 Mar 2014 | 10 minute read

While the government is making headlines with plans finally to develop the 1,600MW Batoka Gorge project with Zimbabwe, and by bringing further units of the eventual 320MW Kariba North Bank Extension Power Station on line, state utility Zesco is looking to a new generation of independent power producers (IPPs) and other projects, and a major investment in transmission infrastructure. This will confirm Zambia’s transition from dependence on imports to generating electricity for export, as well as meeting growing domestic demand.

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