The Lusulu Thermal Power Plant is 2,100MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by PER Lusulu Power. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant. The fuel will be procured from Hwange Colliery Co Ltd.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the Lusulu Thermal Power Plant (Lusulu Thermal Power Plant Phase IA) will be sold to Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors involved

China State Construction Engineering is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the coal fired power project.

PER Lusulu Power is expected to perform operations and maintenance for thermal power project.

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About PER Lusulu Power

PER Lusulu Power is engaged in to development coal fired power plant in Zimbabwe.

This content was updated on 20 July 2023

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