2 Power Pool Members Angola Botswana Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) LesothoMalawiMozambiqueNamibiaSouth AfricaSwazilandTanzaniaZambiaZimbabwe
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 2001.Completed SAPP telecommunications study in 2001 with implementation of the recommendations following in 2005/6.Frequency relaxation project completed & implemented in 2003.Transmission wheeling tariffs implemented in phases from January 2003 to January 2006.Quality of supply database implementation in progressInterconnectors: Zimbabwe-Botswana-South Africa (1995), South Africa-Swaziland-Mozambique (2001), Mozambique-Zimbabwe (1997), Namibia-South Africa (2002), Namibia-Zambia (2006).
4 Power Pool Overview (2) Next key activities planned: Development and implementation of the SAPP competitive electricity market: Jan 2004 to Dec 2007.Transmission pricing policy, ancillary services market development and implementation procedures: May 2005 to Feb 2007.Development of a balancing mechanism: June 2007Implementation of the SAPP priority generation & transmission projects: From Jan 2006
5 Upcoming Key Projects in the SAPP (I) Nr.Project nameCountry (ies)Type(1)Est. cost ($M)Est. Readiness1Malawi-Mozambique Interconnector 330kVMalawi and MozambiqueTRANSUS$ 90 MillionMarch 20072Itezhi-Tezhi [ 120MW ]ZambiaHYD GENUS$ 142 MillionMarch 20073Kafue Gorge Lower[ 750MW ]ZambiaHYD GENUS$ 600 MillionJune 20074Inga 1 and 2DRCREHABUS$452 MillionFinancing GapReady(1) Key: REHAB: rehabilitation and expansion project – HYD GEN: hydropower plant – GAS GEN: gas-fired generation projectDIV GEN: other type of power plant – TRANS: transmission project – DIST: distribution project – OTHER: other type
6 Upcoming Key Projects in the SAPP (II) Nr.Project nameCountry (ies)Type(1)Est. cost ($M)Est. Readiness5Kariba North and South Extensions [ MW]These are extension physically joined to the existing facilities.Zambia and ZimbabweHYD GENUSD 500 MillionsReady6Zambia-Namibia-Zimbabwe 330kV InterconnectorNamibia, Zambia and ZimbabweTRANSUS$ 200 MillionsDecember 20077Hwange Expansion[ 600 MW ]ZimbabweDIV GENUS$ 500 MillionReady8Kudu [ 800 MW ]NamibiaGAS GENUS$ 1,200 MillionsReady(1) Key: REHAB: rehabilitation and expansion project – HYD GEN: hydropower plant – GAS GEN: gas-fired generation projectDIV GEN: other type of power plant – TRANS: transmission project – DIST: distribution project – OTHER: other type