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Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

for the Kalungwishi Hydropower Project in the Luapula and Northern Provinces of Zambia

Lunzua Power Authority Limited (LPA) has been selected by the Government of Zambia as the preferred bidder and subsequently the Developer for the Kalungwishi Hydropower Project in the Luapula and Northern Provinces of Zambia.

The Project mainly comprises the development, financing, construction and operation of two (2) run-of-river hydroelectric schemes at Kabwelume Falls and Kundabwika Falls and the associated transmission and interconnection facilities.

Key Project infrastructure will include:

  • A 99 MW Kabwelume Falls Power Station;
  • A 156 MW Kundabwika Falls Power Station;
  • 330kV transmission line between the Kabwelume and Kundabwika Power Stations; and
  • 330kV transmission line between the Kabwelume and Mporokoso Town.

This project requires environmental approval from the Zambia Environmental Management Agency (ZEMA) in terms of the Act No.12 of 2011. Environmental Resources Management (ERM) and its local partners Zulu Burrow/Whydah Consulting have been appointed to conduct the environmental studies necessary to support this authorisation.

This website serves to disseminate Project information as it becomes available. If you have any questions, or wish to register as an interested and affected party, please contact ERM.

The Background Information Document is available for download below.

Kalungwishi Project Background Information Document_May2017.pdf

Contact Information

Environmental Resources Management
Ms Nadia Mol
Tel No: +2721 6815400
Email: kalungwishi.esia@erm.com

Or

Freestop Environmental Services Limited
Mr. Brian Nkandu  
Mobile: +260962810526 
Email:  freestopping@yahoo.com