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