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Zambia’s power utility company, Zesco Limited, has performed a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of 100 megawatts solar PV  project at the Kafungalubala community in the Chisamba District.

The company said the project is expected to be completed in about 12 months.

The cost of the project is not yet known.

The groundbreaking ceremony was witnessed by top officials of Zesco, community members, and leaders.

“We’ve laid the first stone, setting the stage for a future filled with sustainable growth and innovation. This 100MW Solar Power Project is not just about development; it’s a testament to our commitment to renewable energy and a better tomorrow for our community.

“As we move forward, let’s keep the energy alive! This is just the beginning of our journey towards sustainable development and lasting positive impact,” the company said in a post on Facebook.