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FARMERS' DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY CSC OPERATIONAL HOURS 2017.

This serves to inform all ZESCO customers and the general public that the ZESCO customer call centres and pay points operational hours for the Farmers day Public Holiday - Monday 7th August are outlined in the attached document. Kindly be advised that our Third Party Vendors (TPVS) throughout the Country will operate according to their usual business hours.

ZESCO to light up Livingstone with the 19th Congress of the Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA).

Between 10 and 14 July, 2017, in our beautiful, picturesque, tourist capital, Livingstone, the home of the mighty Victoria Falls, and other world-class tourist attractions and amenities, over 500 delegates from 54 African countries, as well as others from further afield, will gather to discuss the future of the continent’s energy sector.

AFRICA FREEDOM DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY CSC OPERATIONAL HOURS.

schedule for Customer Service Centres and Pay Points operational hours during the Africa Freedom Day Public Holiday which falls on Thursday, 25th May,2017

ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK - Zambia Electricity Service Access Project.

The updated version of the final ESMF document for the Zambia Electricity Service Access Project

RESETTLEMENT POLICY FRAMEWORK - Zambia Electricity Service Access Project.

The Government of Republic of Zambia (GRZ) has requested World Bank financing for the Electricity Supply Access Project (ESAP). The objective of the project is to increase electricity access in targeted rural and peri-urban areas and enhance the enabling environment for accelerated electrification in Zambia. The project will comprise three components namely; on-grid electricity access expansion, off-grid electricity access expansion and technical assistance. The Project is consistent with the long-term development objectives of the GRZ, as articulated in the Vision 2030 and the recently approved Seventh National Development Plan (7th NDP).

LABOUR DAY PUBLIC HOLIDAY CSC OPERATIONAL HOURS -2017.

Dear Esteemed Customers, This serves to inform all ZESCO customers and the general public that the ZESCO Customer Call Centres and Pay Points operational hours for Labour Day Public Holiday are outlined in the attached document.

CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRES PAY POINTS OPERATIONAL HOURS FRIDAY 14 APRIL - 2017 AND MONDAY 17 APRIL 2017.

Dear Esteemed Customers, This serves to inform all ZESCO customers and the general public that the ZESCO Customer Call Centres and Pay Points operational hours for Good Friday and Easter Public Holidays are outlined in the attached document.

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

Public Statement - Increase in Tariffs in 2017.

A more detailed public notice relating to the tariff increase.

Notice of increase in Electricity Tariffs.

Notice of increase in electricity tariffs made by ZESCO to ERB

ZTE HANDOVER FIBRECOM NETWORK OPERATIONS CENTRE TO ZESCO.

ZESCO has been rolling out the optic fibre network throughout the country since 2006 and the fibreCom now spans a distance of over 7000 kms. Ten provincial centres including some of their surrounding districts are connected to the ZESCO optic fibre network.

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS - CENTRES & PAY POINTS OPERATIONAL HOURS.

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS - MONDAY 26 DECEMBER 2016 & MONDAY 2 JANUARY 2017

Temporary reduction of transmission capacity due to Leopard’s Hill-Kabwe lines outages.

ZESCO LTD wishes to inform its esteemed customers and the general public that three (03) Leopards Hill-Kabwe 330kV lines will be temporarily taken out to facilitate protection and control upgrade project commissioning works at the substations.

THE AFRICAN PUBLIC SERVICE DAY FOR 2016.

The Zambia Public Service will join other African countries in commemorating Africa Public Service Day on 23rd June, 2016 to be held from East Park

Northern circuit gets power boost as 330 kV Pensulo-Kasama Grid Transmission line & sub-station gets commissioned.

ZESCO Ltd embarked on a project to construct a new electricity transmission line to Northern, Muchinga and Luapula Provinces. Due to increase in demand, the capacity of the existing lines could not sustain quality power supply. The existing 66kV power transmission lines that supply power to these provinces where constructed almost a decade ago when demand for power was very low. The increased economic and social activities coupled with an increase in the population resulted in the three provinces experiencing low voltages. This situation has hindered industrial development and affected the livelihood of people. For more information, download the attached document.

ZESCO eager to fully develop hydro potential sites - ZESCO MD.

The 2016 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank this year took place in Lusaka at Mulungushi International Conference Centre from the 23rd to 27th, May 2016. The theme of this year’s meetings was “Energy and Climate Change”, and draws on one of the Bank’s “High 5” priority areas, namely to “Light up and Power Africa”.

ZESCO and Stanchart/USAID in US$122 Million deal.

ZESCO is on Friday 28th May,2016 ZESCO signed a loan worth USD122 million, the loan was facilitated by Standard Chartered who have partnered with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to deliver the term loan worth to ZESCO.

KITWE CUSTOMERS OVERDUE FOR SERVICE CONNECTION TO THE NATIONAL ELECTRICITY GRID..

ZESCO Limited wishes to inform Kitwe residents who applied to be connected to the grid that the utility company has failed to locate their premises due to insufficient details provided describing their plot numbers and location of their premises. For further information on the Kitwe customers that are overdue to service connection to the National Electric Grid, Please refer to the attachment

ZESCO CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRES / PAY POINTS OPERATIONAL HOURS ON MONDAY, 2ND MAY, 2016.

ZESCO would like to inform its esteemed customers that some Customer Service Centres and Pay points will remain closed on 2nd May 2016 while others will be operational. Kindly open the link for more information.

Current ZESCO Retail Tariffs.

The ZESCO applicable tariffs for Residential; Commercial; Services; and Maximum Demand Customers is in the attached document.

CUSTOMER DAY IN KITWE, NDOLA & KABWE.

ZESCO Limited wishes to invite its esteemed customers to the Customer Days which will be held from 15th to 17th March 2016. The customers can interact with us and share their views on our service delivery so that together we can work towards satisfying our customer's needs and improve service delivery. For more information or further clarification kindly download the attached document.

INVITATION TO THE SCOPING (STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATIVE) MEETING.

As part of the Environmental Impact Assessment process, a Scoping (stakeholder consultative) Meeting will be held for the construction of the Waterworks-Chawama- Chilanga-Lusaka West 132kV transmission line. This will accord stakeholders an opportunity to air their views and concerns as they relate to the development and implementation of the proposed transmission line. The meeting will take place at Sandy's Creation on Thursday 18 March, 2016 at 10:00 hours. Participation is free.

ZESCO SAFETY ALERT TO CUSTOMERS DURING RAINY SEASON.

ZESCO has observed with concern, an increase in electrical accidents which are occurring mainly, on the customer’s side of the electrical network. The chances of these accidents happening in the rain season are further increased because of the wet ground conditions which reduce ground resistance.

Government Appoints ZESCO Board.

ZESCO expresses appreciation and gratitude for the appointment of the new board members. Our board of directors play a vital role in developing strategy and policy for the organization. Please join us in welcoming our directors: 1. Mr. Dillion Chipungu - Board Chairperson 2. Brigadier General Emeldah Chola 3. Mr. Ronald Simwiinga 4. Mrs. Felistas K Katotobwe 5. Mrs. Cecilia M. Zimba 6. Mr. George M. Kanja 7. Mr. Israel Phiri 8. Dr. Mbita Chitala and 9. Mr. Victor M. Mundende

CLARIFICATION ON LUSAKA SHUTDOWN NOTICE.

We make reference to the shutdown notice issued on Thursday 7th January, 2016 regarding maintenance works at Leopards Hill Sub-station from 13th to 18th January 2016. We wish to clarify the misunderstanding and state that the maintenance works will be carried out over the Five (5) days period, BUT WILL NOT RESULT IN INCREASED POWER OUTAGES as the works will coincide with the current load management schedule.

330 kV 381 kilometers Pensulo-Kasama Grid Transmission line & sub-station Commissioning.

His Excellency the President Edgar Lungu is set to commission the 381 kilometers, 330 kV Pensulo- Kasama Grid transmission line and substation today 15th December, 2015 in Kasama District in Northern Province.

ZESCO Installs Mini Solar Power Plants at Parliament and its Head Office.

ZESCO recently installed a 25 Kilo Watt (KW) solar power plant, complete with Photo Voltaic (PV) panels, batteries, Charger controller, Inverter and Change-over switch at parliament building; powering emergency lighting, the public address system, monitors and computers in the parliament chamber. The Hybrid mini power plant replaces the old Uninterruptable power supply (UPS) system which had become obsolete.