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19 MEGAWATTS TEDZANI IV INAUGURATED

A new 19 Megawatts (MW) Power Plant, Tedzani IV, has been inaugurated at the Tedzani Hydropower Scheme, one of the Power Stations operated by the Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO). The Power Plant, which was commissioned in May 2021 following its completion, was officially inaugurated on Tuesday, 8 June 2021, by the President of Malawi, His Excellency Dr....

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...

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,...

Minister visits Wovwe

GOVERNMENT TO SUPPORT WOVWE UPGRADING

The Government of Malawi will play a huge role to ensure that Wovwe Power Station is upgraded to double its power generation capacity from 4.5MW to 9MW. The Minister of Energy, Hon. Newton Kambala said this during his tour of the Power Station on Thursday, 20th August 2020. While stating many ways in which the government supports the development of...

Minister of energy visit Tedzani

ENERGY MINISTER VISITS EGENCO – IMPRESSED WITH THE PROGRESS OF TEDZANI IV

The newly appointed Minister of Energy, Hon. Newton Kambala on Tuesday, 21st July 2020, visited EGENCO’s Tedzani and Nkula Power Stations where he toured some of the works and projects being undertaken by the electricity generation company. Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the tour, the Minister said he was impressed with the progress of Tedzani IV project. “I...

A Mini-grid at Likoma

EGENCO TO INSTALL MINI GRIDS ACROSS MALAWI

EGENCO, through the government of Malawi is to develop and install three mini grids, one in each region of the country, as a corporate social responsibility initiative. According to Senior Projects Engineer, Reuben Mwangonde, Gumulira in Mchinji has been identified as a site for a mini grid in the central region while Luwalika in Mangochi has been identified as a...