geothermal energy

Geothermal exploration underway in Zambia

Kalahari GeoEnergy announced the commencement of drilling slim wells at the Bweengwa River Geothermal Resource Area, in Zambia.

Zambia must use renewable natural resource to revive its economy

Zambia's economic growth is forecast to weaken to 2.5% in 2019, unless the country take advantage of its renewable natural resource to revive its economy.

PayGo Solar Satellite TV in Zambia, launched

Azuri Technologies has officially launched its 24-inch solar satellite television and home lighting system in Zambia at the British High Commission in Lusaka.
World Bank

World Bank debars Chinese tech firm linked to fraudulent practices

The World Bank has debarred ZTT in connection with fraudulent practices under the Lusaka Transmission and Distribution Rehabilitation Project in Zambia.

Zambia: 34MW Ngonye solar PV plant comes online

The 34MW Ngonye solar PV plant, which is located in Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zone in the country’s south, has commenced operations.
solar PV projects

GET FiT Zambia launches RfP for 100MW solar PV tender

The Zambian Ministry of Energy and the GET FiT Zambia Secretariat have launched the Request for Proposal (RfP) stage of Round 1 of GET...

Zambia | Construction commences for Ngonye solar plant

The Enel Group’s global renewable energies division, Enel Green Power, has started the construction of the 34MW Ngonye solar photovoltaic (PV) plant, marking its...

Africa Energy Marketplace to accelerate project execution

“Energy powers economies and every delay in power project execution keep our people in darkness,” underscored AfDB's Vice-President for power, energy, climate and green...

Zambia obtains $50m to advance its renewable energy programme

Facing a serious electricity supply deficit due to recent droughts, Zambia’s government launched the Renewable Energy Feed-in-Tariff (REFiT) policy in 2017 to crowd in...

Zambia: Project bankability remains a challenge for solar market

The solar market is making headlines in this southern African country but project bankability continues to be an issue. ESI Africa conversed with senior associate,...

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