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Nkula Power Station

Nkula Power Station is the first major hydro power station in Malawi. It comprises of Nkula A with 3 machines, each rated 8MW, and Nkula B with 5 machines, each rated 20MW. The last machine in Nkula A was commissioned in 1966 where as the last machine in Nkula B was commissioned in 1992.

The total generation capacity is 124MW as detail below:

Installed Capacity

Station Name No. Of Machines Capacity per Machine (MW) Total Capacity (MW) Status
Nkula A 3 8 24 Not available due to rehabilitation, modernization and uprating from 8 MW to 12 MW
Nkula B 5 20 100  Available



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

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