ZESCO has announced that it will carry out a rotational load shedding exercise which will commence today, January 3, 2023. In a statement, Sunday, the Zesco Corporate Affairs Department stated that there was a reduction in available water for electricity generation at Kariba North Bank Power Station. “Zesco has experienced a drastic reduction in available water for electricity generation at Kariba North Bank Power Station due to critically reduced water levels in the Kariba reservoir. As at 31 December 2022, the water level was at 475.60 meters above sea level, a situation that has necessitated the reduction of generation at the 1080MW Power Station facility to below 400MW. This is thereby affecting the ability to meet the system load/customer power…...

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