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We Transmit and Distribute Electricity


The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) is a limited liability company established under the Companies Act of 1984. The mandate of the Corporation is to transmit and distribute Electricity in the country.

Transmission operates the national electricity grid. It comprises of transmission power lines and substations which are operated at high voltage levels.

Distribution provides interface between ESCOM and its customers. It is responsible for the distribution of electricity throughout the country. It also supplies electricity to some border towns of Milanje, Mandimba, Zobwe and Villa Ulongwe in Mozambique as well as Lundazi and Chama in Zambia.

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To become a preferred world class provider of reliable and sustainable electricity to the nation and in the region.

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To supply and trade quality, reliable and affordable electricity through sustained growth, continuous innovation and a motivated staff to the satisfaction of our customers and other stakeholders, including the regional market.

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To improve Customer Service and Service delivery, improve the electricity access rate, and improve communication and networking with stakeholders.

To improve business efficiency and service delivery, ESCOM is divided into Directorates namely: Distribution, Transmission and Head Office (Holding).