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Nkula Power Station

Nkula Power Station

Nkula Power Station is the first major hydro power station in Malawi. It comprises of Nkula A with 3 machines, each rated 8MW, and Nkula B with 5 machines, each rated 20MW. The last machine in Nkula A was commissioned in 1966 where as the last machine in Nkula B was commissioned in 1992.

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Tedzani Power Station

Tedzani Power Station

Tedzani Hydro Power Station is located on the Shire River, 7 Km downstream of Nkula Hydro Power stations. It comprises of three Power Stations: Tedzani I, Tedzani II and Tedzani III Hydro Power Stations. Tedzani I & II are housed in one Power House.

Tedzani I was commissioned in 1972, Tedzani II was commissioned in 1976 and Tedzani III was commissioned in 1995.

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Kapichira Power Station

Kapichira Power Station

The Kapichira Hydro-electric Power Station is located at the Kapichira Falls, formerly known as the Livingstone Falls; named after the all-great Scottish Missionary, Dr. David Livingstone, who once passed through these falls

The Kapichira Power Station is in Chikwawa District and shares boundaries with Majete Game Park. The Power S ...

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Wovwe Power Station

Wovwe Power Station

Wovwe Power Station is located in Karonga District, 17km off Uliwa Trading Centre (along M1 road) to the West, in the Northern Region of Malawi. It is built on Wovwe river, upstream of Wovwe Rice Scheme and the catchment area of the river is in Nyika National Park.

The Power plant is a donation from Federal Republic of Germany go ...

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Diesel Generators

Diesel Generators

Due to increased demand of electricity in the country coupled with limited generation capacity in the hydro power stations, EGENCO runs Diesel power plants in order to suffices demand during peak periods.

Peak period are the times when there is high demand for electricity in the country. Usually it is between 5:30am – 8:30am, 11: ...

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