Tag: Zambia

WSP wins contract for Zambia-Congo interconnector

Canadian engineering company WSP has been awarded a contract by the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP), a partnership of national electricity companies in the region, for the construction of a 330 kV transmission line between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), reports GCR.

Six transformers successfully fitted into caves

Zambia: A cargo consisting of six new power transformer units for a hydroelectric power station in Kafue Gorge, Zambia has been delivered and installed by a Dutch heavy-lifting company.

TBEA and Chint Electric awarded transformer contracts in Zambia

Zambia, Lusaka: Chinese transformer manufacturers TBEA Company Limited and Chint Electric Company have been contracted by Zambia’s largest power company ZESCO to supply power transformers and shunt reactors for three substation upgrade projects.

Zambia’s blackout caused by transformer fault

Zambia, Lusaka: A power failure that plunged most of Zambia into darkness at the beginning of last week was caused by a fault at a transformer in a substation in the north of the country, reports Bloomberg.