The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) is a statutory body responsible for regulating the energy sector and derives its mandate from the Energy Regulation Act No.12 of 2019.
The Zambia Bureau of Standards (ZABS) is a statutory body established under an Act of Parliament, the Standards Act of 2017 for the development and promulgation of national standards for Zambia.
The ERB in collaboration with ZABS and other stakeholders has developed the following Draft Zambian Standard (DZS) on Sub-station design, construction and operation:
DZS 690: Guide for the Design, Construction and Operation of Electric Power Sub-stations for Community Acceptance and Environmental Compatibility
This guide identifies significant community acceptance and environmental compatibility aspects to be considered during the planning and design, construction and the operation of electric supply substations, and documents ways to address any concerns to obtain community acceptance and environmental compatibility.
This notice serves to invite the public, interested and affected parties to submit comments on the above Draft Zambian Standard. Copies of the draft standard can be obtained from the ERB and/or ZABS offices at the addresses indicated below. Further, draft electronic copies may also be downloaded from the ERB website at DRAFT DZS 690 STANDARD.
Comments on the draft standards should be submitted using the COMMENTS FORM to the Director General, ERB or the Director ZABS no later than Monday, 10th July 2023.
For clarifications or details, please contact the Energy Regulation Board at:
Plot No. 9330 Dan Pule Road, Mass Media
P. O. Box 37631
Tel: +260 211 258853
|Copperbelt Office |
Plot 332 Independence Avenue
P. O. Box 22281
Tel: +260 212 220944
|Southern Region Office|
P. O. Box 60292
Tel: +260 213 321562-3
|Northern Region Office|
Plot No. 2623 Lunzuwa Road, Kasama
Tel: +260 977 104272
Toll-Free Line: 8484
or contact the Zambia Bureau of Standards at:
Head Office, Lechwe House Freedom Way – South End
P. O. Box 50259
Lusaka Tel: +260 211 231385