ELECTRICITY SUPPLY CORPORATION OF MALAWI LIMITED (ESCOM)

POWER ALL DAY, EVERY DAY

Current Tariffs and Charges

Revised Electricity Tariff Schedule with effect from 4th December 2023

Electricity Tariff Schedule with effect from 4th December 2023
ET1Domestic , Prepaid , Single Phase SupplyFirst 50 kWh Unit Charge8661.5
Tariff CodeDescriptionType of Charge per monthOld Rate (Mk)New Rate (Mk)
Above 50 kWh Unit Charge132.5094
Fixed ChargeNilNil
ET2Domestic , Postpaid , Single Phase supplyFirst 50 kWh Unit Charge76.354.4
Above 50 kWh Unit Charge125.4589
Fixed Charge9,720.006900
ET3Domestic , Prepaid , Three Phase SupplyUnit charge per kWh188.10133.5
Fixed ChargeNilNil
ET4Domestic , Postpaid , Three Phase SupplyFixed Charge
Unit Charge per kWh
23,390.0016,600.00
129.40
ELECTRICITY TARIFF SCHEDULE WITH EFFECT FROM 10th NOVEMBER 2023
ET5General , Prepaid , Single Phase SupplyUnit charge per kWh138.40195.00
Fixed ChargeNilNil
ET6General , Postpaid , Single Phase SupplyFixed Charge11,092.0015,630.00
Unit charge per kWh132.15186.20
ET7General , Prepaid ,Three Phase SupplyUnit charge per kWh155.15186.20
Fixed ChargeNilNil
ET8General , Postpaid , Three Phase SupplyFixed Charge16,600.0023,390.00
Unit charge per kWh143.50202.25
ET9Maximum Demand -
Low Voltage Supply
( Large power for industrial users , supplied at three phase supply and metered at 400 Volts)
Fixed Charge per MonthNilNil
On peak Unit charge per kWh172.20242.65
Off peak Unit Charge per kWh52.5074.00
Standard Unit Charge per kWh72.00101.45
Capacity Charge per kVA based on the customer's annual declared demand5000.007,045.00
Demand Charge per kVA based on actual monthly demand reading12500.0017,615.00
ET10Maximum Demand -
Medium Voltage Supply
( Large power for industrial users , supplied at three phase supply and metered at 11 kV or 33 kV)
Fixed Charge per MonthNilNil
On peak Unit charge per kWh168.50237.45
Off peak Unit Charge per kWh49.8070.20
Standard Unit Charge per kWh68.5096.55
Capacity Charge per kVA based on the customer's annual declared demand4,500.0064,300.00
Demand Charge per kVA based on actual monthly demand reading12,200.0017,192.00
ET11Essential Service, Prepaid, Three Phase Supply, High Current MeteringFixed ChargeNilNil
Unit charge per kWh160.00225.50
ET12Special Agriculture, Three Phase SupplyDemand Charge per kVA based on actual monthly demand reading10,500.0014,800.00
Standard Unit Charge per kWh48.5068.35
On peak Unit charge per kWh145.00250.35
Off peak Unit Charge per kWh46.7065.80
Standard, ON-Peak and Off-Peak Hrs for large power users
Standard hrs are from 12:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs from Monday to Friday
ON Peak Hrs are from Monday to Friday from 05:00 hrs to 12:00hrs and from 17:00 hrs to 21:00hrs
Off Peak hrs are from Monday to Friday from 21:00 hrs to24:00hrs and 00:00 hrs to 05:00 hrs, All Saturdays , Sundays

and Public holidays are Off Peak hours