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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.

The total generation capacity is 124MW as detail below:

Station Name
No. Of Machines
Capacity per Machine (MW)
Total Capacity (MW)
Status
Nkula A3824Not available due to rehabilitation, modernization and uprating from 8 MW to 12 MW
Nkula B520100Available