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Generation

Installed Generation Capacity

ZESCO’s electricity generation is 99 percent hydro, and one percent thermal from diesel powered generators located in most districts of North Western Province. The total installed capacity stands at 2,337 Mega Watts (MW)

Demand Share

Operating Power Stations

POWER
STATION
GENERATION
CAPACITY (MW)
AVAILABLE
CAPACITY (MW)
Kafue Gorge 900 630
Kariba North Bank 1080 275
Victoria Falls 108 108
Itezhi Tezhi 120 120
Lunzua 14.8 5.9
Lusiwasi 12 8.6
Chishimba 6.2 3.5
Musonda 5 4
Shiwang'andu 1 1
Total 2,337 1156