ESCOM Uncertain on Faulty Transformers Replacement Dates

People of Kambale trade centre in Neno district and other parts of the country which have ESCOM transformer faults, will have to wait indefinitely as the power utility body is uncertain as to when it will have the transformers delivered to the affected areas.

K50b Energy Saver Bulbs Project Saves 23 MW - ESCOM

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) has reported a 23 mega watts reduction in lighting power demand and hours of load shedding through a Demand Side Management Initiative of distributing and selling energy savers bulbs.

Parliament Protests Electricity Tariffs Hike

The Parliamentary Committee of Natural Resources and Climate Change says it will not support any increase of tariffs on electricity, arguing Malawians are already being subjected to tough economic hardships.

Continued Blackouts Rile Businesspeople

Businesspeople in the country have pleaded with the Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) and the government to resolve the continued blackouts, saying they have a huge impact on the livelihoods of people.

8, 000 ESCOM Meters Gather Dust

At least 8, 000 wall mounted electricity meters which government bought two years ago will be rendered useless if not put into use by November 24, 2023 as they will not be compatible to ESCOM’s split energy system or pole mounting metering system which the power utility body adopted two years ago.

Blackouts to Prolong - ESCOM

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) says Malawians in other areas will experience prolonged blackouts due to supply capacity challenges.

ESCOM Awards 19 MUBAS and MUST Best Students


The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) has awarded scholarships to 19 outstanding engineering female students from the Malawi University of Technology (MUST) and Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS) at ESCOM Mpemba Training Centre in Blantyre.  

ESCOM Customers Protest 8 Month Blackout

Concerned Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) customers from Ndalama Village have stormed Thyolo district council demanding the corporation to replace transformer after the other one developed a fault some eight months ago.

ESCOM Blames Local Suppliers in Delay to fix Faulty Transformers

The country's power supply body ESCOM says it is failing to maintain faulty transformers across the country due to low supply of the transformers by local manufacturers who have only thirteen out of the required eighty.

ESCOM Losing 5 Transformers Weekly

Electricity Supply of Malawi (ESCOM) says it is losing at least five transformers every week across the country owing to vandalism.

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