Escom, EGENCO assures to ease power blackout challenges

Electricity Supply Cooperation of Malawi (ESCOM) in collaboration with
the Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited have assured
Malawians of improved power supply as they continue to implement
various projects lined up aiming at easing power blackout challenges
in the country.

Escom management assures improved power supply

This has been disclosed through a joint statement released on
Wednesday 18th December 2018 aimed at updating Malawians on the status
of electricity power in the country.

The statement states that with several interventions and projects in
generation, transmission and distribution of electricity power coupled
with the onset of rains have brought a great improvement in availability of power supply to customers.

According to the statement, the interventions include the completion
of rehabilitation of Nkula A, rehabilitation of Lilongwe A and Kanengo
Diesel Generators, the Diesel Generators hired from Aggreko and the
Chipata-Mchinji 33Kv 20 Megawatts cross border connection.

“We wish to assure the nation that we shall continue to implement
various projects that we have lined up in our road map in order to
deal with the menace of power shortage” reads the statement.

According to the statement, of late hydro power stations alone have
been generating around 230MW.

“This has resulted in reduced load shedding during the weekdays and
with an average of two hours of load shedding during the weekdays with
an average of during the past weekend apart from areas that have
planned outages for maintenance and fault clearing,” the statement
read

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G Ligowe
G Ligowe
2 years ago

Where has loading shading changed for the better – at ESCOM Office? I live in Chirimba BT and we are still having 6 hour s of blackouts per day.

Bwathamisa
Bwathamisa
2 years ago

Whats a joke..is it because of the heavy rains we are experiencing or Xmass shutdown for big companies…

kharupa
kharupa
2 years ago

Mbava za wanthu zagona ku Escom,kuchotsa ma post paid mmanyumbamu sakufuna cholinga azibweretsa ma bill abodza,olo kuti akuyikire mita upeze munthu wakomweko umpatse ndalama akuyikira kupanda kutero ukhala opanda magesi zaka mkumapita.ACB very quite about ESCOM yet akudziwa system yolakwika yomwe iri kumeneku,tikumatha kukhala 3 weeks kumadera kwinakuno kulephera kutikonzera minor problem yet mwezi ukatha chi bill chotukwana kutibweretsera mmanyumbamu,umbava wa anthu a escom wawonjeza,pliz aboma,a parliament, opposition tachitaponi kanthu coz zafika penapake,kukhala ku Dowa olo kuyimba foni ku ma faults sabwera kuzakonza mwina okozawo kulibe kapena,pliz pliz Dowa,Mponela Escom mmmm too much

jamax
jamax
2 years ago

Congrates guys keep it up!!!! we need more projects in Electricity generation.

Shack
Shack
2 years ago
Reply to  jamax

You must be really stupid and dumb to listen to these thieves. How many times have we been promised electricity wows are over? These thieves do not love our country! Greed is in their hearts and minds.

mtete
mtete
2 years ago

Linda madzi apite ndiye uziti ndadala

Zatero
Zatero
2 years ago

Palibe chasintha apa mwina kunyumba zanu

Zatero
Zatero
2 years ago

2

Dausi
Dausi
2 years ago

True Chaff, these people atitola sopano You nyasatimes don’t ever write such nonsense from these shameless heads.Always ndi chakuti MKULA BLU BLU BLU FUSEKI ZANU NONSEE !

Zambulo
Zambulo
2 years ago

Your colleagues in Zambia have an EXCESS of 1000 megawatts koma inu ma 240 MWatts komweko mpaka press conferenve. Malawi wanga ndapota nawe

ELIJAH VERSUS BAAL
2 years ago

CHILIMA THE ONLY HOPE FOR
MALAWIANS –THE REST ARE JOKERS !!

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