Grid Extension Projects

The Rural Electrification Authority commenced implementation of rural elecrification projects in 2006. These projects have been unertaken in all the 10 provinces in Zambia. Since 2006, the REA has implemented a total of 152 grid extension projects valued at an estimated cost of ZMW 600 million. The table below indicates the distribution of grid extension projects per province:


Grid Extension Project Map

Grid Extension projects per province


#ProvinceGrid Projects
1Central16
2Copperbelt14
3Eastern21
4Luapula18
5Lusaka6
6Muchinga6
7North Western20
8Northern22
9Southern16
10Western13
 TOTAL152