65 million euro for Zambia to improve access to energy

January 19, 2017

Hat: 65 million euro for Zambia to improve access to energy

Funding Scheme: 2017-01-19

Pgm2014 2020: Yes

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The financing agreement for a grant of 65 million euro was signed in Brussels by Commissioner for International Development and Cooperation Neven Mimica and the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Zambia Felix Mutati.

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This programme is expected to provide access to reliable, clean and affordable electricity services to at least 63 000 households, or about 300 000 people, to social and public infrastructure and to eligible Micro Small Enterprises (MSEs). It will be done through the rehabilitation and expansion of the low voltage distribution network in selected low income areas of Lusaka City with high population density.

Url description: Press room - European Commission

Url: http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-17-98_en.htm