The Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc (CEC), a member of the SAPP and listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchange, is a Zambian incorporated power transmission, generation and distribution company and a developer of energy infrastructure, respected for its skills in designing and operating transmission systems.
CEC owns, operates and maintains power transmission, generation and distribution assets servicing customers in Zambia and the DRC, and is one of the largest international power traders in Zambia and the DRC.
CEC assets comprise a modern control centre, employing cutting-edge technology to monitor and an emergency power generation capacity of 80MW, transmission and distribution network of around 1,000km of overhead power lines, 42 high voltage substations and electricity network carrying capacity in excess of 700MW.
CEC operates an interconnector with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) which handles bulk power flows into and out of the DRC. It is the only network link between DRC and the rest of Southern Africa. CEC is member of the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP).