Zambia’s Muchinga Province Capital (Chinsali) in $1billion Gas Powered Electricity Plant Investment Project


Africa’s second largest copper hotspot after DRC, Zambia has taken energy diversification to another level. Zambia has for decades depended on hydro for power generation until 2015-2016 energy poverty years that awakened the nation to power diversification to other sources such as solar and geothermal. A very unique source of energy generation plant is now being considered in Muchinga Province of the country. In a press release from the Ministry of National Planning, Honorable Lucky Mulusa revealed that district, the state has embarked on a program to diversify the energy sector further by establishing a 400 MegaWatt gas fired and powered plant in Chinsali district the capital of the province at a cost of $900million.

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