UNLOCKING POTENTIAL, POWERING DEVELOPMENT
Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC) is a Zambian incorporated power generation, transmission, distribution and supply company, whose operations are dotted around the Copperbelt Province of Zambia and the Katanga region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). CEC operates in the DRC market through its subsidiary, CEC-DRC SARL. CEC is a major supplier of power to the mining industry in Zambia and the DRC. The privately-owned power utility is a member of the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) and a pioneering international power trader in Southern Africa. CEC is publicly traded on the Lusaka Securities Exchange with more than 5,000 institutional and retail investors.
The asset-rich business, owning and operating multi-million-dollar power infrastructure, has a network comprising more than 1,000 kilometres of transmission lines at 220kV and 66kV, 43 high voltage substations and a transmission interconnection between Zambia and the DRC. CEC’s current power generating assets comprise 80MW thermal and 1MW grid-connected solar PV plant. Several renewable and hydroelectric generation prospects are in development.