ZESCO Limited says the introduction of Statutory Instrument No. 24 will create a more liberalised and open electricity sector that enables players in the sector to supply electricity to any customer on agreed and transparent terms. In a statement, Zesco public relations manager Hazel Zulu said the electricity market was now open to various participants from both the public and private. “Zesco Limited has welcomed the introduction of Statutory Instrument Number 24 of 9th April 2021 which declared as ‘common carrier’ part of Zesco transmission and distribution infrastructure. The introduction of SI 24 complements the Electricity Act No 11 of 2019 and the Energy Regulation Act No 12 of 2019 which set the tone for a more liberalised and open…...

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