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APOLOGY FOR LOSS OF POWER SUPPLY IN SOME PARTS OF BAULENI AND SURROUNDING AREAS.

ZESCO Limited wishes to apologize to its esteemed customers in selected parts of Bauleni, Ibex Hill and State Lodge for the power outage that occurred on Tuesday 30 July 2019 around 19:00hours.

ZESCO IMPLORES EXHIBITORS AT THE ZAMBIA INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR (ZITF) TO BE SAFETY CONSCIOUS AND PROMOTE ENERGY EFFICIENCY INITIATIVES ON THE STANDS.

ZESCO Limited is calling on exhibitors at the Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) to be safety conscious and promote energy efficiency initiatives at the exhibition stands to safeguard lives and reduce pressure on the national grid.

ZESCO LIMITED DENIES RE-NEGOTIATING BULK SUPPLY AGREEMENT WITH CEC.

ZESCO Limited would like to categorically deny and disassociate itself with the story that appeared in both the “Zambia Daily Mail” and the “Times of Zambia” newspapers dated Tuesday, 2nd April 2019 alleging that CEC and ZESCO were engaged in talks for the re-negotiation of the Bulk Supply Agreement (BSA).

INVITATION TO THE STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATIVE (SCOPING) MEETING FOR THE REHABILITATION & UPGRADING OF THE UNZA – ROMA, CHAWAMA – COVENTRY, MUNGWI - MATERO AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE AVONDALE – IBEX 132KV OVERHEAD LINES.

ZESCO Limited intends to improve the transmission and distribution system in Lusaka Province by upgrading its infrastructure. This will be achieved through the implementation of the Lusaka Transmission and Distribution Rehabilitation Project. This project aims to improve the quality and reliability of supply within the power distribution and supply network in line with the Government’s efforts to increase access to electricity. Addressing the rehabilitation needs of Lusaka is most critical as 40 percent of the non-mining electricity consumption is concentrated in this area.

Press Statement - SHUTDOWN OF THE 330kV PENSULO-KASAMA TRANSMISSION LINE.

ZESCO Limited is constructing a new 330/132-66kV substation in Mpika with the purpose of improving power supply to Mpika and Muchinga province in general. The new substation will also serve as a connection point for renewable energy sources such as wind, solar and small hydro power stations in the surrounding areas. These renewable energy sources will provide alternative power supply options and increase the energy mix in the long run.

NOTICE OF CORRECT COMPANY NAME - ZESCO LIMITED.

ZESCO Limited would like to advise its esteemed customers and the public that the Utility ceased using its old name of “Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited” and this was changed to its current name of ZESCO Limited in May 1994 in line with our then mission of becoming customer and commercially focused.

APOLOGY FOR LOSS OF POWER SUPPLY IN SOME PARTS OF WOODLANDS AND SURROUNDING AREAS.

ZESCO Limited regrets to inform its esteemed customers in selected parts of Woodlands and surrounding areas that on Sunday 17th February 2019, around 18:30 hours the room that houses a Ring Main Unit for local supply at the ZESCO Woodlands substation caught fire.

EXTRA CHARGES ON ZESCO ELECTRICITY PRE-PAID UNITS.

ZESCO Limited wishes to inform its customers and the general public that purchasing pre-paid electricity units from all non-ZESCO vending platforms DOES NOT attract any extra service charge. Electricity tariffs are regulated; therefore, only the approved tariffs by the Energy Regulation Board (ERB) apply for any purchase of electricity.

LOSS OF POWER SUPPLY TO UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL (UTH) AND LEVY PARK MALL.

ZESCO Limited regrets to inform its customers and the general public that on Monday 11 February 2019 at 12:13 hours, the 33kV Waterworks Distribution line tripped and the three circuit breakers feeding into the high level equipment at the substation faulted. As a result, power supply to UTH, Levy Mall and surrounding areas was interrupted.

COMMISSIONING WORKS AT THE NEW MPIKA 330/132-66KV SUBSTATION.

ZESCO Limited is constructing a new 330/132-66kV substation in Mpika with the purpose of improving the power supply to Muchinga province. The new substation will also serve to enhance the connection for renewable energy sources such as wind, solar and small hydro power stations in the surrounding areas.

FALSE INFORMATION TO CUSTOMERS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON SERVICE CONNECTIONS.

It has come to our attention that some unscrupulous people are misinforming our customers and the general public that ZESCO Limited has stopped connecting new customers to the national grid. We would like to strongly dispel this unfounded information and advise our valued customers and the general public country wide that the corporation has not in any way suspended new service connections.

APOLOGY FOR LOSS OF POWER SUPPLY AT POLICE CAMP SUBSTATION IN LUSAKA.

ZESCO Limited wishes to apologise to its valued customers for the loss of power supply from Sunday 20 to Monday 21 January 2019 that affected the Government Complex, Madras, Sikanze Camp, Kamwala, Fairview, NIPA, Pamodzi hotel, Zambia National Service Headquarters, Intercity Bus Station, parts of Roma, parts of Longacres and surrounding areas.

PRESS STATEMENT - LOSS OF POWER SUPPLY IN KWAMWENA AND FOXDALE RESIDENTIAL AREAS.

ZESCO Limited wishes to inform its esteemed customers and the general public that on Friday 11th January 2019, the main underground 240mm square 33KV single core power cables were punctured by road contractors carrying out road works in Kwamwena areas.

POWER INTERRUPTION AFFECTING PARTS OF NORTHERN, LUAPULA, EASTERN AND MUCHINGA PROVINCES DUE TO A FAULT ON THE KABWE- PENSULO TRANSMISSION LINE ON SUNDAY, 30th DECEMBER 2018.

STATEMENT ON POWER INTERRUPTION AFFECTING PARTS OF NORTHERN, LUAPULA, EASTERN AND MUCHINGA PROVINCES DUE TO A FAULT ON THE KABWE- PENSULO TRANSMISSION LINE ON SUNDAY, 30th DECEMBER 2018 On Sunday, 30 December 2018 around 16:00 Hrs, we experienced a system outage on the Kabwe- Pensulo 330 kV power transmission line, which affected parts Of Northern, Luapula, Muchinga, and Eastern Provinces.

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS -TUESDAY 25 DECEMBER 2018 & TUESDAY 1 JANUARY 2019.

COMMERCIAL & CUSTOMER SERVICES CENTRES / PAY POINTS OPERATIONAL HOURS CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS -TUESDAY 25 DECEMBER 2018 & TUESDAY 1 JANUARY 2019

POWER SYSTEM DISTURBANCE ON FRIDAY, 2ND NOVEMBER 2018.

On Friday 2nd November 2018 at 10:53hrs, the interconnected power system experienced a system disturbance caused by failure of transmission line equipment at Kitwe 330/220kv substation.

FIBERCOM PRICING.

FIBERCOM PRICING FOR RETAIL (INTERNET) AND WHOLESALE

FIBERCOM PRICING.

FIBERCOM PRICING FOR RETAIL (INTERNET) AND WHOLESALE

REPLACEMENT OF OBSOLETE EQUIPMENT AT 330 /132/88kV LEOPARDS HILL SUBSTATION TO IMPROVE SYSTEM RELIABILITY.

ZESCO Limited wishes to inform its esteemed customers and the general public that the scheduled power shutdowns that are being experienced in some parts of Lusaka, Chongwe and Chirundu have been necessitated by some on-going switchgear replacement project works at the 330 /132/88kV Leopards Hill Substation.