Message Dim 5 Juil 2015 13:35

Thermo-Power plant advances

Government says construction works of the Thermo-Power plant in Sinazongwe has advanced.

Energy Minister, Christopher Yaluma says the 5 hundred and 50 US dollar power plant being built at Maamba Coal Mine will be commissioned as scheduled.

Mr. Yaluma has told ZNBC News that both government and the investor, Nava Bharati has finalized all outstanding issues.

He says the plant will contribute 3-hundred Mega watts when the first phase is commissioned.

The 6-hundred Megawatts thermo-power plant which is being constructed by Shangdong Electricity Power Corporation -SEPCO- is the first of its kind in Zambia.