RURAL ELECTRIFICATION AUTHORITY The Rural Electrification Authority (REA) was established by an Act of Parliament No. 20 of 2003. Its primary aim is to provide electricity infrastructure to the whole nation targeting rural communities as mandated by Government. The Rural Electrification Master Plan (REMP) which is the blue print for executing this program has been development. Prior to the finalization of the REMP, the REA had been carrying out work in all the nine provinces of Zambia on selected projects since establishment. The main focus of the electrification programme is to target public facilities, commercial undertakings and their surrounding areas.