Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) wishes to remind all Electrical Installations Permits and Private Electricity Generation Registration Certificates holders that their permits and certificates respectively for the year 2021 will expire on 31st December 2021.

All Electrical Installations Persons certified by MERA undertaking electrical and renewable energy installations in the country and those with electricity private generation facilities of 20 kVA and above are hereby reminded to renew their Permits and Registration Certificates respectively for the year 2022.

The Electrical Installations Persons are, further, requested to submit reports of their works undertaken in the year 2021 and a Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) Tax Clearance Certificate which will form part of conditions for renewal of their permit.

Please be advised that MERA will in due course be undertaking compliance monitoring exercise to check performance of the certified electrical installations and ensure that those who are operating without a Permit or without being registered are duly prosecuted in accordance with the law.

The public is being reminded that undertaking electrical and renewable energy installations without a valid Permit issued by MERA as well as undertaking private generation of electricity of 20 kVA and above without being registered with MERA is a criminal offence whose punishment upon conviction is imprisonment for six months.

For more information please contact:

The Chief Executive Officer

Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority

Private Bag B-496



Tel: 01 774 103/135 or 01 775 810