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 defects on the Power Plant since its commissioning in June 2021.
The works are crucial in order to rectify all defects before the expiry of the defect liability period, after which EGENCO will be required to pay the Contractor for any defects repaired.
EGENCO will also take opportunity of these scheduled contractual works to remove rock boulders from the tailrace channel and repair other damages that the Tedzani IV Power Plant incurred during Cyclone Ana in January 2022.
In order to carry out the maintenance works, Tedzani IV Power Plant will be out of service during the 15 days maintenance period. As such, a total of 19.1MW from Tedzani IV will not be available to the national grid while 233.45 MW will be available from Tedzani I, II & III (94MW) Nkula (135.1MW) and Wovwe (4.35) Power Stations.
In order to mitigate the impact of the 19.1MW reduced power generation, EGENCO will operate all available diesel generators to supplement the available hydro capacity.
EGENCO sincerely regrets any inconvenience that may be caused due to these maintenance works.