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ESCOM Token Identifier (TID) Project Rolls out 358,947 Prepaid Meters

By Catherine Tinto, Capital FM. About 358,947 customers have had their prepaid meters upgraded in the Token Identifier (TID) project by April 30 2024. ESCOM Limited rolled out the TID project in June last year, targeting 537,000 customers. The project seeks to reconfigure all customer meters in compliance with new international requirements for transfer of electricity prepayment tokens. Meanwhile, ESCOM chief public relations officer Kitty Chingota says there has been tremendous progress in the implementation of the project across all the major cities of Mzuzu, Lilongwe, Blantyre

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JICA hands over Project for Improvement of Lilongwe Substations

The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has handed over the Project for Improvement of Substations in Lilongwe, a development the Malawi government has described as a game-changer to the country’s energy sector. The project has made it possible for the substations of Lilongwe Old Town and Kanengo to accommodate 79,000 new electricity connections following the increase in the former’s capacity from 37.5MVA to 50MVA and the latter from 83MVA to 158MVA. Speaking when he graced the handover ceremony in Lilongwe on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, Energy Minister,

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