The Malawi Kammwamba Thermal Power Plant is 1,000MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Southern Region, Malawi. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,000 1,000 Permitting Southern Region, Malawi Electricity Generation Co Malawi


The project is being developed and currently owned by Electricity Generation Co Malawi.

It is a steam turbine power plant. The fuel will be procured from Moatize Mine.

Malawi Kammwamba Thermal Power Plant (Malawi Kammwamba Thermal Power Plant Unit I) consists of 6 steam turbines with 50MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.


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