3 provinces to get micro grid power plants

STANDARD Microgrid is expected to deploy 150 micro grid power plants in three provinces to benefit about 20,000 households.

Standard Microgrid chief financial officer Matthew Wainwright said the project, estimated to cost K10 million, will start in March and will be rolled out over a period of four years in 80 sites in Northern, North-Western and Eastern provinces.

One solar power system has the capacity to connect 150 connections.
Mr Wainwright said in an interview that schools, businesses, churches, health centres and homes will be provided with power units dubbed ‘Power time services’, which will be sold at a minimum price of K50 per month.
“Zambia will be the first country to have an effective way of…


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