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UPDATE ON KAPICHIRA POWER STATION RESTORATION EFFORTS

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to update the public and all stakeholders on progress made in the power generation restoration efforts at the Kapichira Power Station following destruction of intake dam structure by cyclone ANA. Breach through Kapichira Dam Fuse and part of SVTP Irrigation Intake ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGE We completed the Assessment of damage. The flashfloods caused extensive damage...

OUTAGE OF TEDZANI IV FOR MAINTENANCE WORKS

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is informing the public and all stakeholders that it will carry out maintenance works on its machine at Tedzani IV. Due to Cyclone ANA, rock boulders went into the tailrace (water exit channel from the machine). This has made it impossible to close the water channel when we want to dewater the...

CLARIFICATION ON ELECTRICITY UNITS FOR EGENCO STAFF

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) has noted with great concern allegations published online and broadcast in some media houses that Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) is losing billions of Kwachas in a syndicate that involves ESCOM and EGENCO employees by reselling their allocated electricity units. On the onset, EGENCO would like to categorically state that it does...

OUTAGE OF TEDZANI I, II AND III FOR INSPECTION OF FINE SCREENS AT TEDZANI INTAKE

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to inform the public and all stakeholders that it has planned to conduct Fine Screens inspection at Tedzani intake on Sunday, 13th March 2022 from 8:00 Hrs to 11:00 hrs. As such, Tedzani I, II, and III (82 megawatts) will not be available to the national grid during the Fine Screen inspection...

OUTAGE OF KAPICHIRA POWER STATION DUE TO DAMAGES CAUSED BAY CLONE ANA

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to inform the public and all stakeholders that due to the Cyclone Ana which hit Malawi and most Southern African countries on 24th January2022, Kapichira Power Station dam structure is damaged Tropical Storm Ana brought constant heavy rains that caused flooding in most parts of the Southern Region. Due to the flashfloods,...

OUTAGE OF KAPICHIRA POWER STATION FOR MAJOR REPAIR WORKS OF SPILLWAY GATES

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is informing the public and all stakeholders that it will carry out major repair works at its Kapichira Power Station. The works will be carried out during the weekends of 8th to 9th January 2022 and 15th to 17th January 2022. These repair works cannot be done while machines are in operation as...

REDUCED POWER GENERATION AT KAPICHIRA POWER STATION DUE TO FAULTY SPILLWAY GATE

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is informing its stakeholders and the general public that it experienced reduced power generation capacity at its Kapichira Power Station due to a punctured hydraulic pipe on one of its spillway gates at the power station’s intake. The fault occurred while in the process of releasing and controlling trash that was gathering in...

EGENCO CEO sign contact with CHINT Representative

DONE DEAL – EGENCO SIGNS A 10 MEGAWATTS POWER CONTRACT

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) has signed a 10 Megawatts (MW) power deal with CHINT Group, a Chinese electrical company, to construct and commission a 10MW solar power plant in Salima, Nanjoka. According to EGENCO’s Chief Executive Officer, William Liabunya, this is part of the company’s drive of not only increasing power generation, but also of diversifying its...

HARNESSING THE SUN – THE 20MW SALIMA SOLAR PROJECT

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to inform its stakeholders and the general public that the Company will hold a signing ceremony of the 10 Megawatt Salima Solar Project on Thursday, 28th October 2021 at Kabumba hotel in Salima district. This Project is the first phase of a scalable 20MW Solar Power Plant that will be implemented in...

EGENCO GEARED TO ACHIEVE MW2063

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) says it is committed to increasing the power generation capacity of the country in order for Malawi to  achieve its national strategy, MW2063. EGENCO’s CEO, William Liabunya said this during the launch of MW2063 popularisation campaigns in Chikhwawa on Friday, 27th August 2021. “Electricity is essential for Malawi to go forward. We are doing everything...