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1 1 Southern African Power Pool SESSION 3: OVERVIEW

2 2 Power Pool Members Angola Botswana Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Lesotho Malawi Mozambique Namibia South Africa Swaziland Tanzania Zambia Zimbabwe

3 3 Power Pool Overview (1) SAPP was set up in August 1995 Main objectives: Provide forum for the development of a world class, robust, safe, efficient, reliable and stable interconnected electrical system in Southern African region. Optimise the use of available energy resources in the Southern African region and support one another during emergencies. Key activities undertaken so far : Established the short-term energy market (STEM) in April Completed SAPP telecommunications study in 2001 with implementation of the recommendations following in 2005/6. Frequency relaxation project completed & implemented in Transmission wheeling tariffs implemented in phases from January 2003 to January Quality of supply database implementation in progress Interconnectors: Zimbabwe-Botswana-South Africa (1995), South Africa-Swaziland-Mozambique (2001), Mozambique-Zimbabwe (1997), Namibia-South Africa (2002), Namibia-Zambia (2006).

4 4 Power Pool Overview (2) Next key activities planned : Development and implementation of the SAPP competitive electricity market: Jan 2004 to Dec Transmission pricing policy, ancillary services market development and implementation procedures: May 2005 to Feb Development of a balancing mechanism: June 2007 Implementation of the SAPP priority generation & transmission projects: From Jan 2006

5 5 Upcoming Key Projects in the SAPP (I) Type (1) TRANS Country (ies) Malawi and Mozambique Project name Malawi-Mozambique Interconnector 330kV Est. cost ($M) US$ 90 Million (1) Key: REHAB: rehabilitation and expansion project – HYD GEN: hydropower plant – GAS GEN: gas-fired generation project DIV GEN: other type of power plant – TRANS: transmission project – DIST: distribution project – OTHER: other type Est. Readiness March 2007 Nr. 1 HYD GENZambiaItezhi-Tezhi [ 120MW ]US$ 142 Million March HYD GENZambiaKafue Gorge Lower [ 750MW ] US$ 600 Million June REHABDRCInga 1 and 2US$452 Million Financing Gap Ready4

6 6 Upcoming Key Projects in the SAPP (II) Type (1) HYD GEN Country (ies) Zambia and Zimbabwe Project name Kariba North and South Extensions [ MW] These are extension physically joined to the existing facilities. Est. cost ($M) USD 500 Millions (1) Key: REHAB: rehabilitation and expansion project – HYD GEN: hydropower plant – GAS GEN: gas-fired generation project DIV GEN: other type of power plant – TRANS: transmission project – DIST: distribution project – OTHER: other type Est. Readiness Ready Nr. 5 TRANSNamibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe Zambia-Namibia- Zimbabwe 330kV Interconnector US$ 200 Millions December DIV GENZimbabweHwange Expansion [ 600 MW ] US$ 500 Million Ready7 GAS GENNamibiaKudu [ 800 MW ]US$ 1,200 Millions Ready8


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