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ZESCO CUSTOMER BASE HITS ONE MILLION.

ZESCO Limited is delighted to inform its customers, stakeholders and the general public that the Corporation has attained its one millionth customer milestone by connecting the one millionth customer to the national grid. The landmark achievement was realized on 27th July 2019 in line with one of ZESCOs strategic focus areas of growing its business portfolio by increasing the customer base.

FARMERS' DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY - CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRES AND PAY POINTS OPERATIONAL HOURS.

FARMERS' DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY - MONDAY 5 AUGUST, 2019 CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRES AND PAY POINTS OPERATIONAL HOURS

HEROES AND UNITY PUBLIC HOLIDAYS - CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRES & PAY POINTS OPERATIONAL HOURS.

CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRES & PAY POINTS OPERATIONAL HOURS

ZESCO Central Stores - WE HAVE RELOCATED.

ZESCO wishes to inform its esteemed customers that its Bulk Central Stores has relocated to Sub-Division T, U & V of Farm 691, Kasupe in Lusaka, Off Old Mumbwa Road, Corner Sikale Wood Processing Factory with effect from 14th June, 2019. The relocation exercise will coincide with the mid-year stock take in order to ensure accountability of material. Find the location here: https://goo.gl/maps/CAgP3NLp8HN2QzhR9

KASAMA – NAKONDE TRANSMISSION PROJECT, A TRADING POTENTIAL.

The Kasama-Nakonde project is at design stage and the contract duration is about three years from the time of contract effectiveness. The cost of the project is estimated at USD 288 million with the project scope involving the establishment of a 211km, 330 kilovolt (kV) transmission line from Kasama to Nakonde and another 159km, 330 kV line to Mporokoso from the existing Kasama substation.

ZESCO ARRESTS 43 FOR VANDALISM IN FIRST QUARTER.

ZESCO spends colossal sums of money annually to replace vandalised and stolen infrastructure. You will be dismayed to note, dear reader, that in the first quarter of 2019, which is between January and March this year, ZESCO Limited recorded a total of 171 cases of vandalism involving mainly transmission towers and copper cables...

LABOUR DAY OPERATIONAL HOURS.

LABOUR DAY OPERATIONAL HOURS

STAY FAR AWAY FROM ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION LINES.

My focus today dear reader, is to share some vital information regarding an electrical grid or network and the need to adhere to relevant safety standards in the use of such infrastructure. The electricity grid is an interconnected network for delivering electricity from producers to consumers

REVISION OF CAPITAL CONTRIBUTION.

Notice of Intention to revise connection fees.

REVISION OF RETAIL TARIFFS.

Notice of intention to revise retail tariffs

LUSAKA CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC NOTICE.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO MOTORISTS AND GENERAL PUBLIC THAT KAFUE ROAD AND KASAMA ROAD WILL BE TEMPARARILY CLOSED

WATERWORKS SUBSTATION UPGRADE IS 75% COMPLETE.

Monday morning greetings from ZESCO Limited and welcome once again to our weekly chat. I trust you are all fine and ready to take up the week ahead with vigor. I am so glad that you have taken the time to join our conversation yet again. And as usual I encourage you our dear readers, to use this forum to give us feedback on topics discussed and recommendations on any other issues regarding your power utility.

ZESCO AND ZACCI UNDERPINS PARTNERSHIP TO GROW ECONOMY.

ZACCI as you know dear reader is the umbrella organization representing businesses across the country and across all sectors of the economy. ZACCI believes in the promotion and enhancement of a vibrant private sector, through effective interest representation, service delivery and cooperation with the public sector.

ZESCO AND ZACCI UNDERPINS PARTNERSHIP TO GROW ECONOMY.

ZACCI as you know dear reader is the umbrella organization representing businesses across the country and across all sectors of the economy. ZACCI believes in the promotion and enhancement of a vibrant private sector, through effective interest representation, service delivery and cooperation with the public sector.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES.

FibreCom, a provider of ICT services to ZESCO Limited and other companies wishes to recruit suitably qualified Zambians to fill the positions below whose employment type will be on a three year performance based renewable contract.

NORTH WESTERN GRID EXTENSION, A CATALYST FOR INVESTMENT.

Today dear reader, I want to take you to the Northwestern Province of Zambia, a province which as far back as 1971, relied on diesel powered generating plants. Districts such as: Mwinilunga, Kasempa, Kabompo, and Zambezi were predominately diesel driven.

ZESCO BRIGHTEN UP NORTHEN EXPO.

The Northern Province investment expo and the centenary commemoration of the end of World War 1 will kick off tomorrow, Monday 20 November 2018. The theme for this great and once in a lifetime event is “Unlocking the Tourism and Investment potential of Northern Province 100 years after the end of the First World War” and it will run up to 25 November 2018.

CHISHIMBA FALLS, FOR POWER AND TOURISM.

Originally, the Chishimba Falls scheme was conceived as part of Zambia’s rural electrification programme to provide power to the town of Kasama and other nearby settlement areas. The power station at the time was constructed when demand for power was relatively low.

ZESCO CORPORATE MANAGEMENT JOINS THE PRESIDENT FOR A ROAD RUN AGAINST NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES.

The ZESCO Corporate Management team joined His Excellency the President of the Republic of Zambia Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu for a 9.5 kilometer health promoting road run at State Lodge on Saturday 20th October 2018.

PUBLIC NOTICE - INTERUPTION OF POWER SUPPLY IN KWAMWENA, PARTS OF FOXDALE AND NGOMBE RESIDENTIAL AREAS IN LUSAKA.

ZESCO Limited regrets to confirm the loss of power supply to Kwamwena residential area, parts of Foxdale and Ngombe residential areas in Lusaka on Monday 10 October 2018. This has been caused by the puncture of the main underground 33KV power cables due to road construction works in the surrounding areas thereby, affecting both 33 KV Roma/Kwamwena and 33 KV Avondale/Kwamwena feeders leaving the entire substation cut off from the grid. This has consequently affected power supply to Kwamwena, parts of Foxdale and Ngombe residential areas.

PUBLIC NOTICE - INTERUPTION OF POWER SUPPLY IN KWAMWENA, PARTS OF FOXDALE AND NGOMBE RESIDENTIAL AREAS IN LUSAKA.

ZESCO Limited regrets to confirm the loss of power supply to Kwamwena residential area, parts of Foxdale and Ngombe residential areas in Lusaka on Monday 10 October 2018.

Transmission line upgrade to boost economic growth.

Electric power transmission refers to the bulk movement of electrical energy from a generating site, such as a power plant to an electrical substation. The interconnected lines which facilitate this movement are known as a transmission network.

LEOPARDS HILL SUBSTATION UPGRADE TO BOOST POWER SUPPLY.

Electricity infrastructure like any other equipment has a life span. And I have come to appreciate the fact that there is a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes before electricity is connected to our premises be it hotels, offices and indeed homes.

INTRODUCTION OF E-BILLING FOR ALL POST-PAID CUSTOMERS.

INTRODUCTION OF E-BILLING FOR ALL POST-PAID CUSTOMERS WITH EFFECT FROM 1 AUGUST 2018

ZESCO SCOOPS 1ST PRIZES AT THE 54TH ZAMBIA INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR EXHIBITION 2018.

ZESCO participated in the 54th Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) 2018 exhibition which was under the theme, “Private Sector - Key to Industrialization”. The annual event was graced by His excellency, The President of the Republic of Zambia Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu and His Excellency the President of the Republic of Botswana, Mr. Mogweetsi Eric Masisi. The power utility scooped 1st prizes in both the Best Utilities and Best Business Support Services categories. And ZESCO Regional Manager Ndola, who was also the Chairperson for Trade Fair projects preparatory sub- Committee Mr. Cephas Lungu said ZESCO interpreted the theme by showcasing the support for the emergence of the private sector and its growth through providing a platform in 6 key focus areas in Generation, Transmission and Distribution & Supply. He said one of the focus areas is ZESCO promoting growth through partnerships such as the Zambia electrometer, Itezhi Tezhi Power Corporation (ITPC) and many other joint ventures. “ZESCO also promotes the growth of the private sector through enabling supply of materials such as poles, cables and transformers needed for the running of the corporation”, Mr. Lungu said. He said skill-transfer is another key focus area where the corporation is offering training through the Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre (KGRTC) and ZESCO Ndola Training Centre. ZESCO believes that the participation of private sector in the execution and completion of the projects and supply of services ensures the growth to industrialization across the economic spectrum such as mining, agriculture, manufacturing and promotion of Small-Medium Enterprises (SMEs). ZESCO’s vision is to be the hub of electricity trading in the region by 2025; and the participation of the private sector will bring projects to completion and increase capacity of power supply to the customers within our country and beyond.

ZESCO SCOOPS 1ST PRIZES AT THE 54TH ZAMBIA INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR EXHIBITION 2018.

ZESCO participated in the 54th Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) 2018 exhibition which was under the theme; Private Sector - Key to Industrialization. The annual event was graced by His excellency, The President of the Republic of Zambia Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu and His Excellency the President of the Republic of Botswana, Mr. Mogweetsi Eric Masisi.

ZESCO Increased Access to Electricity Services - Project Target Areas for Small Scale Businesses.

ZESCO Increased Access to Electricity Services - Project Target Areas for Small Scale Businesses