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ZESCO 3.2 million energy saving bulbs, brags Henry Kapata

ZESCO 3.2 million energy saving bulbs, brags Henry Kapata

May 15
13:04 2018

Ariel Phiri with Henry Kapata

….saves 145 megawatts of power
By Derrick Sinjela and Richard Nyirenda
ZESCO Limited Public Relations Manager Henry Kapata says the electric power utility firm has distributed over 3.2 million energy saving bulbs across Zambia’s 10 provinces-Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Luapula, Lusaka, Muchinga, Northern, North-Western, Southern and Western.
Mr. Kapata said the power utility company has managed to save 145 Megawatts of power due to the distribution of the Energy Saving Bulbs.
Mr. Kapata told ZANS News on February 2018 that ZESCO, started distributing energy saving bulbs to Kabwe District last week and will soon move to Kapiri Mposhi District, Central Province.
“ZESCO Limited has procured 30 thousand energy savers to be distributed across Zambia’s 10 provinces-Central, Copperbelt, Eastern, Luapula, Lusaka, Muchinga, Northern, North-Western, Southern and Western,” said Kapata stressing that ZESCO is procuring 12 million energy saving bulbs of which 4 million had already been received.
Meanwhile, Kapata has attributed the interruption of power supply in areas like Kamwala South and Libala within Kabwata Constituency to ongoing maintenance work.
“ZESCO is replacing old cables in Kamwala and Libala that might allow water to pass through.

Ariel Phiri with ZEZCO Spokesperson Henry Kapata in Lusaka

Kapata urged ZESCO customers to subscribe to ZESCO Short Messaging Message (SMS) Service in order for the company to communicate through mobile phones in case of any inconvenience.
SMS Power is a two way communication facility between ZESCO as a service provider and its customers through Short Messaging System using the cellular phone.
SMS Power is an efficient, cost effective, user- friendly and convenient communication tool. The service is available to all service providers namely Airtel, Zamtel and MTN.

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