EGENCO stands for Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited.
EGENCO is mandated to generate and sell power in Malawi.
EGENCO was incorporated on 9th September 2016 and started its full operations on 1st January 2017.
To be a leader in power generation in Malawi.
To generate reliable, sufficient and diversified power for generations, through inspired staff driven by excellence and innovation.
The Government of Malawi (GoM) through the Power Sector Reform Programme unbundled the Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi Ltd (ESCOM) by carving out the power generation activity and creating a Generator, the Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Ltd (EGENCO). EGENCO was incorporated on 9th September 2016 as a public company under the Companies Act (Cap 46:03) wholly owned by the Government of Malawi and started its full operations on 1st January 2017.
EGENCO generates power and sell it to ESCOM. ESCOM transmit, Distribute and retail the power among other things.
EGENCO was incorporated as a public company under the Companies Act (Cap 46:03) and is wholly owned by the Government of Malawi.
EGENCO operates four hydro power stations: Nkula, Tedzani, Kapichira and Wovwe. It also operates diesel power plants and thermal power plants in Lilongwe and Mzuzu. The Company also operates Likoma and Chizumulu hybrid (solar and diesel) stations.
As at 16 August 2021, GENCO has a total installed generation capacity of 441.95MW, with 390.55MW from hydro power plants and 51.4MW from thermal power plants.
The following are some of the projects we are current doing; 50 Megawatts Nanjoka- Salima Solar, 300 Megawatts Kamwamba coal fired, 50 Megawatts Combined Cycle Gas Turbine, 80 Megawatts Emergency Diesel Generators. Details and more projects are here
The Chief Executive Officer of EGENCO is Engineer William Liabunya
The Board Chairperson for EGENCO is Secretary to the President and Cabinet – Mr Zanga-Zanga Chikhosi
EGENCO’s head office is at No.7 Victoria Avenue, Chayamba building, Blantyre Malawi.