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Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is a limited liability company incorporated under the Companies Act (Cap. 46:03) of the Laws of Malawi on 7th September 2016. The company was established with the mandate of generating electricity in Malawi. The Company was formed following the unbundling of the Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited into two separate institutions; one for generating electricity (thus EGENCO) and another one for transmission and distribution (thus ESCOM).

EGENCO started its operations as a separate and independent company on January 1, 2017.

Currently, EGENCO operates four hydro power stations namely: Nkula, Tedzani, Kapichira and Wovwe. The Company also operates thermal power plants in Lilongwe and Mzuzu. By end of May 2018 the company will commission another 20 megawatt thermal plant in Mapanga, Blantyre and an additional 10 megawatt plant in Lilongwe. Overall, EGENCO has a total installed generation capacity of 372.64MW, with 350.94 MW from hydro power plants and 21.7 MW from standby diesel power plants.


A leader in power generation in Malawi.


To generate reliable, sufficient and diversified power for generations, through inspired staff driven by excellence and innovation.

Operating Principles

Our overarching operating principle shall be “Generating Power for Generations”, our motto. Furthermore, we believe in the following;


We respect the laws and regulations that govern the way we do business. We shall work within acceptable rules, regulations and practice of each profession.


Trust and honesty are the virtues of good business. We promote behaviors that cultivate honesty and trust among our staff.

Team work

While acknowledging individual talents and capabilities, we will achieve more as a team. We will build strong teams with a shared purpose moderated by our behavioral standards.


Business growth will be driven by innovation. We will create an environment where novel ideas are nurtured and implemented.
Safety and quality conscious We value the safety and health of our employees and the community in which we operate. We also treasure high industrial quality performance. We shall create an accident and incident free work environment where excellence permeates everything that we do at all levels.

Equal opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer. We have a work setting where all employees are treated equally irrespective of artificial barriers, prejudices or preferences.


We exist to delight our customer(s). We endeavor to exceed the expectations of our customer(s).


Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Ltd
No. 7 Victoria Avenue
Chayamba Building
P.O. Box 1567
Blantyre, Malawi

Telephone : +265 1 836 000
Email :
All communications to be addressed to the CEO

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