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Energy businesses in Zambia

Zambia's primary energy source is electricity from the Kariba dam hydro electric plant. However solar panels are becoming increasingly popular especially for those living in rural areas. Petrol and diesel are still the leading vehicle fuels, and charcoal is used for cooking in most homes in Zambia. Bio fuel production from sugarcane, soybean, oil palm and jatropha is still in its infancy. There are a range of businesses supporting the energy sector in Zambia.
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Davis and Shirtliff
Power generation
Lusaka +6
Davis & Shirtliff is a well-established company offering electric, petrol and diesel-powered generators for a wide selection of uses, ranging from small domestic to large institutional applications. In addition, they provide engines suitable for powering water pumps. The company has four branches in Zambia.
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Davis and Shirtliff
Solar and Renewable
Lusaka +6
Davis & Shirtliff is a leading renewable energy company, with a presence in Zambia and other African countries. Sourced from international manufacturers, their renewable energy products include solar panels, water heaters and pumps, wind generators, lighting, batteries, inverters and controllers.
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Africab
Power transformers
Lusaka
Africab is a leading manufacturer and supplier of a wide selection of oil immersed transformers, compact transformers and dry transformers. Their range of power transformers are designed to provide optimal performance and are tested to meet your power needs. A highly skilled team of electrical engineers is available to understand your power needs and recommend the best solutions.
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Ola Zambia
Solar and power generators
Lusaka
Solar and power generators provide an added level of insurance to your daily routine or business operations to ensure uninterrupted power supply. You can order a wide selection of solar power systems and diesel/petrol generators from Ola Zambia. The company is focused on offering affordable products that will provide reliable energy to you or your customers.
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Saro Agro Industrial Ltd
Power generation
Lusaka +2
At Saro Agro Industrial's spacious showroom you will find a wide choice of power generation equipment. The company stocks generator sets, diesel engines, electric motors and starters, and solar equipment. The Saro team will assess each customer's power generation requirements, then offer valuable advice on possible options.
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Specialised Systems Ltd
Power generation
Lusaka
Specialised Systems offers a comprehensive range of high quality affordable products and services for efficient power backup solutions for homes and offices in Zambia as well as institutions and industries. This company is also the authorised dealer of Eaton Powerware UPS products in Zambia.
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The professional team at Solar Suntech is available to guide you through the process of assessing your renewable energy needs, supplying and installing the right components, and providing after-sales support and maintenance. Other services include project identification and evaluation.
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Solar Suntech inverters have built-in chargers so when ZESCO power is available the inverter acts as a battery charger. When a power cut occurs, the inverter immediately takes over, supplying 230 volts from the batteries. Solar Suntech has the technical knowledge to advise what power back-up systems will suit your needs.
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Sunray Power Company
Solar and Renewable
Lusaka
Sunray Power Company is a leading supplier of domestic and commercial solar panels, batteries, inverters, pumps, lights, fridges, charge controllers and more. The company aims to make you self reliant with regard to energy generation thereby reducing your energy costs as well as environmental pollution.
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Cardinal Distributors Ltd
Batteries and Light bulbs
Lusaka
Cardinal Distributors are the official distributors of the Tiger head brand of batteries in Zambia. Products include red carbon batteries, alkaline batteries, free maintenance batteries, solar automotive batteries, high power batteries and dry charged automotive batteries. The company also distributes energy saving bulbs.
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Green Energy Distributors
Solar equipment and accessories
Lusaka
For customers that want to avoid the current power deficit or exorbitant electricity bills, Green Energy Distributors distribute a full range of solar equipment and accessories including panels, inverters, batteries, charge controllers, and hot water systems. The notable brands include Schneider Electric, Morning Star, Rolls, Suntech, Legrand, and Magnum.
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Finecop Zambia Ltd
Solar and Renewable
Lusaka
Finecop Zambia supplies a wide range of solar panels, inverters, batteries, water heaters and pumps for a wide variety of applications. The team of engineers is available to guide you through the installation process, providing you with the facts you need to help you maximize your savings and gain the full benefit of using solar energy.
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Sunray Power Company
Solar power generation
Lusaka
As the country is facing a power deficit, you can generate your own energy with this company's range of solar panels, inverters, batteries and charge controllers. Sunray Power Company prides itself in providing green energy solutions that are environmentally friendly, energy efficient, cost effective and capable of delivering a quick return on investment.
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Corpus Legal Practitioners
Energy Resources & Infrastructure
Lusaka
Clients in the metals and mining industries can engage Corpus Legal Practitioners to provide a full range of legal advice. From prospecting and licencing to mining, smelting, refining, trading and semi-manufacturing, this firm has the expertise to offer advice at every phase of a mining project. In recent years, Corpus has acted for some of the world’s major international mining and metals companies on several industry major and unique innovative transactions.
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Reliable, dependable and affordable uninterrupted backup power solutions for your home, business, farm or SME. Battery King Investments have in stock various sizes of maintenance free duCELLIER, Camel and Battery King 100% gel batteries. The company also supplies Pure Sine Wave hybrid inverters, solar regulators and solar panels. Their team is always on hand for free advice, consultations, solar sizing and after sales service.
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Copiermate Business Systems
Solar and Renewable
Lusaka
Load shedding in Zambia and the region has greatly affected various businesses and individuals. To avoid losses in revenue in your business, you can rely on Copiermate Business Systems for reliable renewable energy solutions and solar equipment supplies such as solar panels, inverters, batteries, charge controllers as well as mounting and racking systems.
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Sunray Power Company
Energy consultants
Lusaka
As a solar energy consultancy, Sunray Power provides professional advice and support in all areas - from the initial design to the installation of your solar power system. The team will give you their skills, knowledge and expertise in the key areas of consideration which you should be focused on before making an investment in solar energy technology and power backup solutions.
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Green Energy Distributors
Solar system installation
Lusaka
Have you made your decision to go solar and ready for installation? Green Energy Distributors has you covered. The company has a team of highly skilled technicians to provide professional installations of all solar equipment and accessories they supply. It is an industry leader with vast experience in the solar, construction and engineering fields.
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VenYou Events Centre
Solar backup
Lusaka
VenYou offers a wide selection of solar equipment and related accessories for domestic, commercial and industrial use. Products available include but are not limited to solar panels, mounting and racking systems, inverters, batteries, charge controllers and cables. This company has a commitment to excellence for its valued customers, offering great pricing that ensures a return on their investment, for years to come.
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Onsite Energy Zambia
Fuel re-fueling
Lusaka
Onsite Energy Zambia can deliver fuel directly to your gensets, fleet, storage tanks, farm equipment or lubricants during periods of downtime or when vehicles are parked. The pay-off is two-fold: first, your business is no longer paying for hours of unproductive labour while operators go to find fuel. Second, your business gains 30 minutes of productive time per day to move more goods, deliver more packages, dig more holes or construct more roads.
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CS Cycle Ltd
Solar and Miscellaneous
Lusaka
Are you tired of being inconvenienced by load-shedding? CS Cycle offers you a wide selection of reliable and effective power backup products including inverters, batteries, solar panels, charge controllers and various related accessories. Other products available include children’s car seats, strollers and rubber boots.
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PowerBack Energy Solutions
Mobile electricity
Lusaka
PowerBack Energy Solutions has invested in state-of-the-art solar equipment to provide mobile electricity to customers with a power failure or who are off the grid. With access to a wide range of power products, PowerBack Energy Solutions offers customers personalised turn-key mobile power solutions.
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Waterman Ltd
Generators
Lusaka
Waterman is a major distributor of Loncin generators-an ideal choice for reliable and affordable back-up power supply. These generators are powerful and compact, with low emissions and good fuel efficiency. Loncin generators can be used for domestic and industrial purposes. The company also offers various warranties on its products.

Energy

Zambia's primary energy source is electricity from the Kariba dam hydro electric plant. However solar panels are becoming increasingly popular especially for those living in rural areas. Petrol and diesel are still the leading vehicle fuels, and charcoal is used for cooking in most homes in Zambia. Bio fuel production from sugarcane, soybean, oil palm and jatropha is still in its infancy. There are a range of businesses supporting the energy sector in Zambia.
Helping provide renewable energy made available from materials derived from biological resources. These resources include any biomass stored from sunlight in form of chemical energy such as sugarcane, manure, wood waste and more. Highlighted here are companies that supply this form of energy in Zambia. Sustainable bio-fuel and other alternative fuel is an essential portfolio of sustainable bio-fuel projects in Zambia needs to develop. This creates sustainable feed-stock is sourced from the plantations and through regional out-grower programs. The feed-stock is then converted into bio-ethanol in regional bio refineries. Bio-ethanol is a drop-in alternative fuel and is most commonly blended with petrol and sold as gasohol. Cars do not require any engine modification to be fueled by gasohol.
Companies that design and develop electrical and electronic systems used for industrial applications are listed here. They may also be hired to supervise the maintenance and running of such systems, to help design circuits and transformer networks, and to interpret specifications and regulations about electric power equipment and its use. Electrical engineering generally deals with the application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. Electrical engineering has now subdivided into a wide range of sub-fields including electronics, digital computers, power engineering, telecommunications, control systems, signal processing, instrumentation, and microelectronics.
Energy consultants working in Zambia deliver project and programme support solutions on matters such as energy and emissions management, project investment and development, sustainability solutions and climate change consultancy. Consulting and service providers on renewable energy: wind turbines, hydro turbines, solar PV panels, solar water heaters, heat pumps, biomass. Consulting firms that will work with you to help make your business more sustainable and build long term value. Spot opportunities, stimulate innovation, develop strategy, structure your actions and drive operational efficiency in response to sustainability issues. Take action and engage employees, providing sustainability management systems, staff workshops and training, and information.
Here you will find established Zambian companies that provide electricity generated by hydro-power, this being electricity generated from either falling water or running water. This includes water from dams. Zambia can significantly increase capacity to generate electricity for the people of Zambia and neighbouring countries, through renewable power plants. Batoka Gorge Hydroelectric Power Station on the Zambezi River, the Kafue Gorge Upper Power Station on the Kafue, the Kariba Dam is a hydroelectric dam of the Zambezi River, the Victoria Falls Power Station of the Zambezi River and Zengamina is a small hydroelectric power generation plant on the Zambezi River.
The businesses showcased here supply various grades of petrol (gasoline) and fuel oil in Zambia. This includes jet fuel, diesel fuel and heavier fuel oils. The oil refineries that distill petroleum products from crude oil may also supply asphalt, tar, paraffin wax, lubricating and other heavy oils, chemicals used to produce plastics, sulphur and petroleum coke. The petroleum industry in Zambia includes the processes of refining, transporting often by oil tankers and pipelines, and marketing petroleum products. The largest volume products of the industry are fuel oil and petrol. Petroleum oil is also the raw material for many chemical products, including pharmaceuticals, solvents, fertilizers, pesticides, and plastics.
A selection of companies operating in Zambia that supply power generation products and services — whether for home power generation, electricity generation, solar power generation, wind power generation. Also in this section you will find details and information about power generation. Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited, ZESCO is a state-owned power company in Zambia. It is Zambia's largest power company producing about 80% of the electricity consumed in the country. Find companies that can supply generator power of portable generators to power generators and more. Whether you're looking for a planned solution or need to hire an emergency generator in a hurry.
Renewable energy being energy that comes from natural resources such as sunlight (solar energy), wind, water and biomass, all of which are naturally replenished can protect the planet and your pocket with products that generate and use power from renewable sources. Find companies here that specialize in supplying solar energy systems for homes and businesses in Zambia. These companies may also advise and supply solar panels and equipment as well as offer maintenance. The generation and supply of renewable energy through energy sources such as solar energy, wind energy, circular motion, generate energy which is safe, clean, reliable, of great quality, effective, efficient.
In this section outlined is the production of wood, coal and charcoal in Zambia. Find suppliers of charcoal and coal briquettes which do not produce a flame or smoke like charcoal, it lasts longer than charcoal braziers, and it is generally clean; it is like a stove cooker. Charcoal-fed braziers are being replaced by those burning briquettes made of treated coal waste, which are smokeless and emit low levels of sulphur dioxide gas. Traditional energy sources, especially wood fuel, cause deforestation and serious ecological and environmental degradation in the country. Maamba Collieries Limited, MCL is the largest coal mining company in Zambia. MCL adopts modern, eco friendly mining and processing methods.

For any economic system to thrive, energy is needed. In ancient times, the energy industry first consisted of burning wood and certain oils for heat. It has since been under constant change and evolution due to changes in demand. Today, with the world’s supply of petroleum decreasing rapidly; there is a movement towards alternative fuel sources. Some of these fuel sources are fairly old, including hydropower.

In this category, you will find companies in the business related to the production and supply of products that produce, distribute as well as store energy.

Two major types of energy

  • Renewable energy - Examples include hydropower, solar power, and wind power
  • Non-renewable energy - Includes petroleum products, gasoline, natural gas and diesel fuel.

Unlike in the olden days, the relationship between our energy use (both household and industrial) and issues to do with the environment is of greater concern than ever before. Many organisations and individuals are exploring renewable energy sources as a means of meeting their business needs while also doing their bit for the environment.

Renewable business energy options are available

There are a number of options available but finding the right one for your personal or business needs depends on how much you are willing to invest.

  • Solar PV panels - Uses sunlight to generate electricity. These are easy to install and can be fitted on the side of your building.
  • Solar thermal energy - Uses sunlight to heat the water stored in your hot water tank. These are easy to install and can be fitted on the side of your building.
  • Biomass systems - Generates electricity and heat by burning or fermenting organic material, such as straw or wood pellets, with a combined heat and power plant.
  • Wind power - Uses wind turbines to generate electricity for business. Suitable if you have acres of building-free land.