Press Releases

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...

BEWARE OF FRAUD IN THE NAME OF EGENCO

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) would like to warn the general public and its stakeholders of some unscrupulous individuals who are claiming to have contract(s) with the Company to supply goods and services and thereby soliciting advance payments or loans from unsuspecting clients or their business partners. Please be aware of such scams. As a public company, EGENCO...

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...

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,...

MAINTENANCE WORSK AT KAPICHIRA POWER STATION DURING THE 2020 EASTER HOLIDAYS

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is informing the general public and its stakeholders that it will carry out major maintenance works at its Kapichira Power Station during this year’s Easter holiday period, from 03:00pm on Friday, 10th April 2020 to 07:00pm on Tuesday, 13th April 2020. The maintenance works are aimed at improving the performance and efficiency...

2019 AFRICAN HYDRO SYMPOSIUM

The Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) wishes to inform the corporate world, all its stakeholders and the public that Malawi, the Warm Heart of Africa, through EGENCO, will from 8th to 10th October 2019 host the 2019 African Hydro Symposium (AHS) in Blantyre. The Symposium, which is held annually, is a regional forum where hydro power plant operating personnel...