Zimbabwe - Emergency Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project - Phase II Stage II


Project Summary

Approval Date 20 Jun 2017
Signature Date 28 Aug 2017
Planned Completion Date 30 Sep 2021
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Power
DAC Sector Code 23630
Commitment U.A 5,158,889.57
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The Emergency Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (EPIRP) Phase II, with a total estimated cost of US$32.94 million, aims to support of electrical infrastructure development in Zimbabwe and will contribute to the economic recovery process, improving the livelihood of general Zimbabweans. The Phase II Stage I programme (US$ 15.42 million) focused on the Plant Drain System Containment and Effluent Treatment Study at Hwange Power Station, rehabilitation of two power transmission substations in Bulawayo and Gweru and rehabilitation of power distribution facilities for water supply and waste water treatment plants in Harare. The project was also formulated to further the benefits and impacts of Phase I whose components included the rehabilitation of the power generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure throughout the country. It was launched in March 2014 and is now under implementation with a planned completion date of November 2018.

Project Objectives

The objective of the project is to improve the availability and reliability of electricity supply through the rehabilitation of transmission and distribution facilities in Midlands and Manicaland provinces. The objective of the EPIRP II Stage II is to further improve the availability and reliability of electricity supply through the rehabilitation of transmission and distribution facilities.

Beneficiaries

The Project target areas are Kwekwe, Gweru and Mutare with a combined target population of 2 million people.

Participating Organization

Funding
Zimbabwe Multi-donor Trust Fund
Implementing
ZIMBABWE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY AUTHORITY

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-ZW-FA0-014
Last Update 28 Oct 2020

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Contact Details

Name MOLEPO Seaga Abram
Email s.molepo@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Zimbabwe