Projects

10MW SALIMA SOLAR PROJECT

This project will install and commission a 10MW Solar Power Plant with battery energy storage system at Nanjoka in Salima, a district in the central region of Malawi, situated 71km away from the Capital City, Lilongwe. EGENCO has already acquired 110 hectares of land at Nanjoka, which can accommodate a...

DIESEL POWER GENERATORS PROJECTS

EGENCO procured and installed diesel generators to be used as standby or emergency power supply and also to provide additional capacity for peaking and system voltage improvement. 20MW of diesel generation sets was installed at Mapanga, in Blantyre and at Kanengo, in Lilongwe, in December 2019 while 6MW of diesel...

SOLAR DIESEL HYBRID (LIKOMA AND CHIZUMULU ISLANDS)

The solar-diesel hybrid power project is a combination of the solar power plants (1.3MW) and diesel generators (1.8MW) for Likoma and Chizumulu islands; with 1MW for Likoma and 0.3MW for Chizumulu on the solar component, and 1MW for Likoma and 0.8MW for Chizumulu on the diesel generators component. For decades,...

LIKOMA AND CHIZUMULU SOLAR POWER PLANTS

The Likoma and Chizumulu Solar Power Plants are the first solar power plants commissioned by the Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO). Comprising of 1.3MW, they supply power to the historical Likoma and Chizumulu Islands, situated off the eastern shore of Lake Malawi. Because of their geographical location, Likoma and...

WOVWE II HYDRO POWER PLANT

Wovwe mini-hydro power plant was commissioned in 1995 with a total capacity of 4.5MW. EGENCO has embarked on a project to expand the power plant. A feasibility study for Wovwe Phase II has revealed that EGENCO can double the capacity of the station by constructing another power plant at the...

MPATAMANGA HYDRO POWER PROJECT

This is a 350MW hydro power project that will be constructed at Mpatamanga Gorge, along the Shire River, in southern Malawi. The project is being developed through a Public Private Partnership Model of which EGENCO will hold a 30% shareholding capacity on behalf of the Government of Malawi. The other...

NKULA A POWER PLANT REHABILITATION, MODERNIZATION & UPGRADE

The Nkula A Power Plant was originally commissioned in 1966. Since its commissioning, the power plant had not undergone any major rehabilitation. Therefore, It’s equipment had become old and dilapidated. Consequently, the power plant’s technical condition had significantly decreased; it was no longer running at full capacity and had...

KAMMWAMBA COAL FIRED POWER PLANT

This is a 300MW coal-fired power plant that will be implemented by EGENCO. The power station will be located in the Kammwamba area in the town of Zalewa, Neno District, the Southern Region of Malawi, approximately 60 kilometres by road, north-west of the city of Blantyre. A feasibility study which...