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World Bank hails ESCOM for hitting 75,000 new electricity connections through MEAP in a year!

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited has received glowing praise from the World Bank for doubling new electricity connections from 35,000 households to 75,000 in the in one year through Malawi Electricity Access Project Project (MEAP). The World Bank funds MEAP with ESCOM Limited implementing its on-grid component, which registered 74,800 new connections as of March 31, 2024. The Ministry of Energy implements the off-grid component of MEAP. Reacting to the development, ESCOM Limited Chief Operations Officer, Eng. Maxwell Mulimakwenda, writing to ESCOM staff, said the

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Parliamentary committee impressed with MEAP progress

The Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources and Climate Change says it is impressed with the progress of the Malawi Electricity Access Project (MEAP), which Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited is implementing across the country. The committee’s chairperson, Werani Chilenga, commented on the progress of MEAP after leading his fellow Members of Parliament (MP)’s in visiting MEAP warehouse in Lunzu, Blantyre, and some newly connected sites on Friday, October 20, 2023. “We are very impressed with the progress of the project, which is very important in

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ESCOM Rolls Out MEAP To Connect 180,000 Customers In The Next Two Years

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) has rolled out the Malawi Electricity Access Project (MEAP), which seeks to connect 180,00 customers in the next two years, thereby increasing electricity access in the country. The transmission line will start from Matambo in Mozambique and cross into Malawi through Mwanza and Neno up to Phombeya power sub-station in Balaka. Speaking during the groundbreaking ceremony yesterday at Mutarara in Tete Province, Mozambique, Ankii Kumar Sharma, resident site manager-Mozambique for Larsen and Toubro Limited, the Indian contractor on the project,

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