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:
per Machine (MW)||Total
available due to rehabilitation, modernization and uprating from 8 MW to 12 MW|