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ovid-19 Mzuzu donation

EGENCO FIGHTS COVID-19

A healthy workforce and a healthy community are important to electricity generation in the country. As such, The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is implementing a number of programs and activities in order to both prevent and control COVID-19 among its staff and the communities in which it works. Donations to District Health Offices Recently, EGENCO donated COVID-19 Personal...

Wovwe Power Station

WOVWE TO DOUBLE POWER GENERATION CAPACITY

The upgrading and rehabilitation of Wovwe Power Station will double its power generation capacity from the current 4.5MW to 9MW. This was revealed during a tour of the power station by a cabinet committee on energy. EGENCO’s Chief Executive Officer, William Liabunya, said the process of upgrading the power station has already started. “A feasibility study of the upgrade of the...

Tedzani IV commissioning

TEDZANI IV COMMISSIONING UNDERWAY

Works to test and verify that the 18MW Tedzani IV Power Plant performs according to design and operational requirements before it is handed over  for operation are underway at Tedzani Power Station. This follows progress of construction of the power plant reaching an advanced stage with 99% of the works completed. The commissioning tests began early this month and are expected...

Minister Planting his tree

EGENCO LAUNCHES 2021 TREE PLANTING SEASON – PLANTS 3,000 TREES

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) kick started its 2021 tree-planting season by planting 3,000 trees on the banks of Lirangwe River at Chilipa Village, T/A Chigalu, in Blantyre District. Speaking during the launch ceremony, EGENCO Chief Executive Officer, William Liabunya said trees prevent land degradation, which is very important for power generation. “Trees hold the soil and prevent it...

EGENCO DONATES 5, 100 KGs OF OXYGEN GAS TO PUBLIC HOSPITALS

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) has donated MK30 million worth 5, 100kgs of oxygen gas, that could fill up to 500 of 10.2kgs of oxygen gas cylinders, to public hospitals across the country to be used in treating covid-19 patients. Speaking at the handover ceremony at Zomba State Lodge Field Hospital, EGENCO’s CEO, William Liabunya, said that as...

DISINFECTION OF CHAYAMBA BUILDING OFFICES

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited is informing its stakeholders and the general public that it is conducting a disinfection exercise at its Head Office, Chayamba building as a precautionary measure against COVID-19. In order to allow for this exercise, its Chayamba Building offices will be temporarily closed from Wednesday, 13th January 2021 to Sunday, 17th January 2021. The offices...

UPDATE ON NKULA B MAINTENANCE WORKS

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is informing its stakeholders and the general public that maintenance works on the one machine that was remaining at its Nkula B power plant have now been completed. While EGENCO restored other four machines at Nkula B on 27 December 2020, it had to conduct further repairs on the unit which had the...

NKULA B SHUT DOWN DUE TO BURST BYPASS PIPE

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to inform its stakeholders and the general public that Nkula B Power Station has been shut down due to burst bypass pipe of one of the five machines. To prevent flooding of the station, further damage to the rest of the machines, and to allow for repairs, the Nkula B intake tunnel has...

solar power for Likoma

SOLAR POWER FOR LIKOMA AND CHIZUMULU ISLANDS

Solar has now become the main source of electricity for Likoma and Chizumulu islands following the commissioning of 1.3MW solar power plants for the islands by the Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) on Monday, 16 November 2020. EGENCO’s Chief Executive Officer, William Liabunya, said this was according to the organization’s strategic plan. “When we started as a company in 2017,...

OFFICIAL COMMISSIONING OF 1MW LIKOMA SOLAR POWER PLANT

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to inform the general public and its stakeholders that it will officially commission the One Megawatt (1 MW) solar power plant for Likoma island on Monday, 16th November 2020 following successful completion of the project. The commissioning ceremony will take place at Likoma and will be graced by the Minister of Energy,...