150,000 households to be electrified by 2022

About 150, 000 households in Malawi are set to have access to electricity in the next three years following the launch of the Solar...

Chilima Security Detail Removed, ‘A Way of Punishment’

The past immediate vice president Dr. Saulos Chilima will no longer have 46 security guards as the have been withdrawn from working to Chilima.

President Mnangagwa Fires Minister over Blackouts

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has fired his minister of energy and power development, Joram Gumbo over power outage for 8 hrs per...

Kamwamba Thermo Power Plant – A Relief to Malawi’s Energy Crisis...

By Orchestra Kamanga The Chief Executive Officer for Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) Dr Collins Magalasi says the country cannot run gensets for more than...

ESCOM Negotiates with ZESCO for another 550 megawatts

On Monday, the Zambia Electricity Company (ZESCO) and Electricity Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) commissioned the much awaited Chipata-Mchinji cross border power supply inter-connector, the...

Gondwe Defends Fuel Price Hike

Finance Minister Goodall Gondwe told Parliament on Thursday that there was need to increase fuel pump prices to avoid shortages. On Wednesday, the Malawi Energy...

Mixed Reactions Over MERA Remarks on EGENCO Generators

By Orchestra Kamanga There are mixed views on the remarks made by Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) that ESCOM cannot run the diesel generators for...

10 More Diesel Powered Generators Arrive at Mapanga Substation in Blantyre

Despite the fact that there hasn’t been a notable improvement since the diesel power generators were put into operation in the country, the Electricity...

Escom Gets Thumbs Up from CAMA over New Loading Shedding Programme

Consumers Association of Malawi (CAMA) has praised the new load shedding programme by Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi stating that the development is a...

MBC`s Story on “Malawi to Turn Into a Power Exporting Nation”...

Debate has ensured on the social media over a story carried by state owned Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) alleging that the country will soon...

Escom Promises a Reduction in Load Shedding Hours Due to a...

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) has said load shedding hours will soon be reduced following the increase in power generation from 147 megawatts...

Amalawi Sadakonzeke Kukondwelera Khirisimisi Kamba Ka Vuto La Magetsi

Ndi zinthu zomvetsa chisoni komaso zokhuza ku mtundu onse wa Malawi poganizira kuti vuto la kuzimazima kwa magetsi silikusintha ngakhale pamene talowa mwezi omwe...

Lucius Banda Asks Muntharika to Seek Help from Joyce Banda on...

Member of parliament for Balaka north Lucius Banda has responded to president Peter Muntharika`s remarks on blackouts saying that he should just consult Joyce...

Escom Allows Bushiri to Intervene in Solving Blackouts Problem

Persistent blackouts have forced the stranded ESCOM to swallow its pride and let Prophet Shepherd Bushiri of ECG church to come in for help. Previously,...

Malawians Sick and Tired of Escom and their Blackouts

People in the country have expressed their worries over frequent blackouts that have conquered Malawi. The sad development has affected various businesses ranging from big...

Power Outages will not End Soon – Escom

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) has said that power outages will continue in the country following a reduction in generation capacity by 19.3. Escom...

EGENCO Needs K4 Billion To Deal With Electricity Problems

Heavy siltation problem which is affecting the generation of electricity at Tedzani Hydropower Station needs K4 billion to end, According to Egenco. Energy Generation Company...

Escom Asks Malawians to Keep Conserving Energy as Power Outage Continues

Escom has urged Malawians to keep conserving energy as it is still tracking implementation of mitigation measures to minimize the impact of power shortages. Escom...