Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2014
Policy Type:Policy Support, Policy Support>Strategic planning
Policy Target:Hydropower, Multiple RE Sources, Solar, Bioenergy
Policy Sector:Multi-sectoral Policy
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ministry of Finance
URL: Development Plans/Sixth National Development Plan/revised_-sndp_-_october_2014.pdf

The Revised Sixth National Development Plan is the medium-term investment plan of the Government for achieving the Vision 2030 objective of making Zambia a "prosperous middle-income country by 2030". Energy has been identified as one of the key investment areas where the objectives are: 

  • to expand electricity generation by at least 1,132 MW and expand transmission and distribution capacities,
  • to increase electrification in rural areas from 3 to 8%, and
  • to expand the use of renewable energy in the country's energy mix and increase generation of electricity from renewable energy sources from 1,989 MW in 2012/13 to 3,121 MW by 2016.

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