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The weed boom at EGENCO's weed boom running across the Shire

MAN SENTENCED TO 4 YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR THEFT OF EGENCO EQUIPMENT AT LIWONDE

A 23 year old man has been sentenced to four years imprisonment with hard labor for stealing EGENCO equipment and structures worth over MK13, 000, 000.00 at the Company’s Liwonde Weed Management Station. Handing over the sentence, First Grade Magistrate Chrispin Sachuluka stressed the importance of electricity to the economic activities of the country and how the suspect’s actions posed...

President Chakwera overlooking the Kapichira Power Station intake

PRESIDENT CHAKWERA IMPRESSED WITH KAPICHIRA RESTORATION PROGRESS

President Lazarus Chakwera has said that he is satisfied with the progress of work to restore power generation at Kapichira Power Station. He said this following his visit of Kapichira Power Station on Wednesday, 12 October 2022, to appreciate the progress of the rehabilitation works that are currently underway at the power station. “The negative effects of cyclone Ana on...

OUTAGE OF NKULA A AND B ON SUNDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2022 AND EVERY SUNDAY IN THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2022

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to inform all stakeholders and the general public that there will be outages of Nkula A and B on every Sunday beginning 25th September until 30th October 2022 for 10 hours on each Sunday starting from 7:00am to 5:00pm, to allow for installation of new fine screens. This follows the findings by...

MAINTENANCE WORKS AT TEDZANI IV POWER PLANT

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is informing all its stakeholders and the general public that it will carry out planned contractual maintenance works at its Tedzani IV Power Plant from Monday, 12 September 2022 to Monday, 26 September 2022. During this period, the contractor for the Tedzani IV Power Plant, CALIK ENERJI, will be rectifying all outstanding...

350MW Mpatamanga Hydro Power contract signing

350MW MPATAMANGA HYDRO POWER PLANT CONTRACT SIGNED

The Government of Malawi has signed a contract with international private investors to develop the 350MW Mpatamanga Hydro Power Plant through Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement. The private investors are international Finance Corporations (IFC) and a consortium of Scatec ASA’s Hydropower Joint Venture and Électricité de France (EDF). The 350MW Mpatamanga Hydro Power Plant will double Malawi’s hydropower generation to...

MAINTENANCE WORKS AT NKULA POWER STATION

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is informing all stakeholders and the general public that it will carry out emergency maintenance works at its Nkula Power Station on Sunday, 4 September 2022, from 7 o’clock in the morning to 5 o’clock in the evening. The works will involve installation of new fine trash screens. EGENCO’s divers discovered the...

OUTAGE OF TEDZANI III UNIT 6

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to inform all stakeholders and the general public that there will be an outage of Tedzani III unit number 6 from 05th August 2022 08h00 - 07th August 2022 17h00 in order to allow for replacement of worn out shaft seals. This means 31 megawatts of hydropower will not be available for...

EGENCO PARTICIPATES AT MALAWI INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR

EGENCO is participating at the 32nd Malawi International Trade Fair that is taking place Blantyre from 28 July to 7 August 2022. Among many activities, the Company is showcasing its work and projects in power generation. We will increase the generation capacity: EGENCO’s CEO, William Liabunya briefs His Excellency the President of EGENCO's strategy of increasing and diversifying power generation. On...

OUTAGE OF NKULA B POWER STATION

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to inform all stakeholders and the general public that there will be an outage of Nkula B on 30th and 31st July 2022 (8 hours on each day) in order to allow for emergency maintenance of trash raking machines and screens. This means 100 megawatts of hydropower generation (about 40% of the...

UPDATE ON KAPICHIRA POWER STATION RESTORATION EFFORTS

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. 1.      RESTORATION PROGRESS As earlier communicated, Kapichira restoration work will be in two phases: PHASE 1: ‘Temporarily’ reconstruct a...