ZESCO Limited - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

ZESCO Limited - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Energie et services publics
Février 2016
Type de Produit
Company report
Description du rapport

ZESCO Limited - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.

- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.

- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.

- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.

- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.

- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.

- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.

- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.

- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.

- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.


ZESCO Limited (ZESCO), formerly, Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited is an integrated electric utility. The company generates, transmits, distributes and supplies electricity in Zambia. It maintains a portfolio of hydro based electricity generating units. ZESCO's key generating plants include the Kafue Gorge power station; Victoria Falls power station; and Kariba North Bank power station. The company’s services include faults management, prepaid metering and demand side management among others. Its distribution system comprises the main network from the national grid and isolated networks from stand-alone diesel power stations to supply electricity across Zambia. ZESCO is headquartered in Lusaka, Zambia.

ZESCO Limited Key Recent Developments

Jan 22, 2016: Zambia's Kariba hydropower generation capacity cut to 275MW

Jan 15, 2016: South Africa supplies neighbouring Zambia and Zimbabwe with emergency power

Dec 23, 2014: Zesco to secure €78m for upgrading power distribution lines in Lusaka

Nov 13, 2014: Helping Zambia generate more power efficiently

Nov 11, 2014: ZESCO completes construction of Lunzua hydro power station in Zambia

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Table des matières

Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2

List of Tables 4

List of Figures 5

Section 1 - About the Company 6

ZESCO Limited - Key Facts 6

ZESCO Limited - Key Employees 7

ZESCO Limited - Key Operational Employees 8

ZESCO Limited - Major Products and Services 9

ZESCO Limited - History 10

ZESCO Limited - Company Statement 12

ZESCO Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 13

Head Office 13

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13

Section 2 – Company Analysis 14

ZESCO Limited - Business Description 14

ZESCO Limited - SWOT Analysis 15

SWOT Analysis - Overview 15

ZESCO Limited - Strengths 15

Strength - Association with the Southern African Power Pool 15

Strength - Government Support 15

Strength - Vertically Integrated Structure 15

ZESCO Limited - Weaknesses 16

Weakness - Unplanned Power Outages 16

ZESCO Limited - Opportunities 17

Opportunity - Favorable Outlook for Energy Demand 17

Opportunity - Growing Hydropower Market 17

ZESCO Limited - Threats 18

Threat - Changes in Rules and Regulations 18

Threat - Fluctuations in Electricity Prices 18

Threat - Issues Relating to Operations 18

ZESCO Limited - Key Competitors 19

Section 3 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances 20

ZESCO Limited, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 20

ZESCO Limited, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 21

ZESCO Limited, Recent Deals Summary 22

Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 23

Jan 22, 2016: Zambia's Kariba hydropower generation capacity cut to 275MW 23

Jan 15, 2016: South Africa supplies neighbouring Zambia and Zimbabwe with emergency power 24

Oct 20, 2015: Sinohydro to begin construction of 750MW hydropower station in Zambia 25

Oct 19, 2015: ZESCO to establish 600MW coal power station in Sinazongwe, Zambia 26

Aug 05, 2015: Zambian mining companies to reduce electricity consumption 27

Jun 29, 2015: Zambia plans to reduce electricity supply to mines by 16% 28

Apr 29, 2015: Zambia’s Kitwe substation caused nation-wide power outage 29

Feb 23, 2015: Zesco to upgrade Musonda Falls hydro-power station in Luapula Province 30

Jan 04, 2015: Zesco to install new power transformer in Kafue, Zambia 31

Section 5 – Appendix 32

Methodology 32

About GlobalData 32

Contact Us 32

Disclaimer 32

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