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What is EGENCO?

Electricity Generation Company (Malawi) Limited (EGENCO) is a company that generates electricity in Malawi. It was incorporated under the Companies Act (Cap 46:03) of the Laws of Malawi on 7th September 2016.


What is the vision of EGENCO?

A leader in power generation in Malawi.


What is the mission of EGENCO?

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


What are EGENCO’s values?

Sustainability, Customer focus, Integrity, Professionalism, and Continuous improvement.


How was EGENCO formed?

EGENCO was formed following the unbundling of the Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited on the 1st of January 2017. It started its operations as a separate and independent company on the same date following the appointment of the Board of Directors of EGENCO and an Executive Management Team was put in place to manage the company.


How is EGENCO different from ESCOM?

The main difference between EGENCO and ESCOM is that EGENCO generates electricity while ESCOM transmits and distributes the electricity. EGENCO is also a company that operates independently of ESCOM and has its own Board of Directors and Executive Management.


What are the power stations that EGENCO operates?

EGENCO operates four power stations: Nkula, Tedzani, Kapichira and Wovwe. It also operates diesel power plants and thermal power plants in Lilongwe and Mzuzu. Overall, it has a total installed generation capacity of 372.64MW, with 350.94MW from hydro power plants and 21.7 MW from standby diesel power plants.


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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