Energy Minister Newton Kambara Says EGENCO to Add 80 Megawatts

Energy Minister Newton Kambara Says EGENCO to Add 80 Megawatts

By Glory Msowoya Neno, June 8, Mana: Minister of Energy, Newton Kambala Tuesday said the country’s power generation was expected to increase from 441 to 521 megawatts by the end of the year. The Minister disclosed this during the inauguration of 19 Megawatts Tedzani IV Hydropower Plant at Tedzani Power Station by President, Dr Lazarus […]

Lazarus Chakwera Calls For More Investors In Energy Sector

Lazarus Chakwera Calls For More Investors In Energy Sector

By Memory Chatonda Neno, June 8, Mana:  President, Dr Lazarus Chakwera Tuesday called on serious companies to invest in the energy sector to meet the current electricity demand in the country. He made the call when he presided over the commissioning of the 19MW Tedzani IV Hydropower Plant in Neno. Chakwera said for so long, […]

Govt Will Not Bail Out Escom From MK 53 Billion Bill to Egenco- Chilima

Govt Will Not Bail Out Escom From MK 53 Billion Bill to Egenco- Chilima

Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima, who is also Minister responsible for Public Sector Reforms, says government will not bail out Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) from its MK53 billion unpaid electricity generation bills it owes Electricity Generation Company (Egenco). Press Officer in the office of the Vice President, Pilirani Phiri said following an agreement […]

Kapichira Power Generation Machines Still Offline

Kapichira Power Generation Machines Still Offline

By Glory Msowoya, MANA Electricity Generation Company (EGENCO) says it has failed to finalize maintenance works at Kapichira Power Station which were scheduled to be completed during this year’s Easter holiday. In a press statement posted Tuesday, April 14 by the company management on its website, the company says has failed to meet the deadline […]

Full Power Supply To Be Back In March- EGENCO

Full Power Supply To Be Back In March- EGENCO

By Yamikani Yapuwa, MANA Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) says the country should expect full power generation by the end of March this year (2020) as it is still working on faulty machines at Kapichira Power Station. According to a press statement issued on Tuesday, currently, three out of four machines at the power […]