Maamba Collieries Thermal Plant Almost Complete

Maamba Collieries Thermal Plant Almost Complete

Finally, the construction of the three hundred megawatts thermal power plant in Sinazongwe District is almost complete.

The plant is eighty three percent done.

Energy Minister, Dora Siliya toured the construction site for the plant on Tuesday and said government is anxious to get the facility up in motion.

Siliya has also instructed the Permanent Secretary in her ministry to announce the names of those who want to invest in solar energy.

Dora Siliya said government will continue to encourage private sector investments into the energy sector.

She further said the involvement of the private sector will enable government channel resources to social sectors such as health and education.

2000 Zambians have been employed on the power project.