GUIDANCE ON BUYING FUEL IN CONTAINERS
The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) has noted with concern an increase in illegal fuel storage. This does not only violate the law but also endangers lives and property. The Liquid Fuels and Gas Regulations of 2009 provide that a person who wishes to store…
MERA calls on electrical installers to get registered
Over 200 electricians from Mzuzu, Mzimba and Nkhata Bay districts attended electrical installations sensitisation meetings organized by Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA). Standards of electrical installations and the licensing procedure were the main issues discussed during the meetings which were conducted from 31st January to…
Malawi’s LPG story is changing for the better
Gas sales are increasing and there is growing interest to take part in the various business opportunities in the Gas Sector. The LPG Retailer Presentation is available on this link: https://mera.mw/application-guidelines/
Modalities of Assessing ESCOM’s Performance and Applicability of the 4th Base Tariff Tranche
The Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) would like to inform the general public that the assessment of Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi Limited (ESCOM) performance and whether the utility qualifies to be granted a 10% tariff adjustment will be done in consultation with key stakeholders….
MERA tops up contribution towards COVID-19 response
We believe we can pull through this pandemic together hence our commitment to contribute an additional MK50 million worth of COVID-19 response items. On Thursday 4th February 2021, MERA Acting CEO Ishmael Chioko presented a symbolic cheque to Minister of Health Hon. Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda….
COMMUNITIES ENCOURAGED TO MAKE BETTER RETs CHOICES
By: Mayamiko Chimbali MERA joined Community Energy Malawi (CEM) who in collaboration with Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS), Ministry of Energy, and University of Strathclyde organised awareness campaigns in Balaka and Dedza districts to sensitise communities on standards of Renewable Energy Technologies (RETs). The open-air…
Energy minister calls for efficient and robust energy regulation
Minister of Energy Newton Kambala has called upon Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) to be more efficient and ensure transparency in its undertakings. The minister made the remarks when he visited MERA offices in Lilongwe on 15 July 2020. “Expectation is high both locally and…