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ZESCO loses 47 megawatts, announces power rationing

Filed under: Breaking News |

Zambia Electricity and Supply Company (ZESCO) Limited has announced an emergency power rationing alert effective immediately, following a technical challenge that resulted in the loss of 47 Megawatts on the national grid from Ndola Energy.

This means that the load shedding hours will be longer than expected.

According to a statement issued by the Corporate Affairs Department, the technical issue occurred yesterday Tuesday, June 25, 2024, at approximately 10:00 hours.

As a result, customers can expect longer power rationing times until the issue is resolved.

ZESCO apologizes for the inconvenience caused by the unplanned power supply disruption, assuring customers that efforts are underway to address the technical challenge and restore normal power supply.

The utility company will provide updates on the situation as more information becomes available.

In the meantime, customers are advised to plan accordingly and take necessary precautions to minimize the impact of the extended power rationing.


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