Myths and Facts about CEC

Why does CEC enter into long-term power supply agreements?
In the electricity industry, it is a normal practice to have long term agreements (known as power supply (PSA) or power purchase agreements (PPA), often ran...
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 at 6:59 PM
Does CEC buy power from the national utility at uneconomic tariffs?
The tariff CEC pays for the power it sources from the national utility has periodically been revised upwards over the course of the supply agreement between...
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 at 5:23 PM
Is CEC a “middleman”?
Picture this: does an oil marketing company need to own an oil field to sell fuel or should a supermarket grow maize for it to sell mealie meal? Generat...
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 at 5:19 PM
Is CEC profiteering from infrastructure it undeservedly owns?
Development of CEC’s infrastructure dates back many years to the 1950s. A consortium of mining companies on the Copperbelt formed the Rhodesia-Congo Bor...
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 at 5:16 PM
What was the basis of the Bulk Supply Agreement and in what spirit was it developed?
In the electricity industry, it is a normal practice to have long term agreements, often between 15-25 years between power companies. This is because to bui...
Fri, 12 Jun, 2020 at 6:37 PM
What is the legal framework for the Government’s “takeover of CEC assets”?
The statutory instrument that the Minister of Energy signed states its source of authority which is section 15 of the Electricity Act of 2019 under which th...
Fri, 5 Jun, 2020 at 10:10 AM