Media challenged to report on alternative energy sources
The Ministry of Energy has called on the media to take a leading role in disseminating adequate information on trends in the energy sector. Public Relations Officer for the Ministry Upile Kamoto made the remarks in Mzuzu during a media orientation workshop held on Friday….
2022-26 ELECTRICITY BASE TARIFF APPLICATION
1.0 INTRODUCTION In line with the 2017 Tariff Methodology, once every four years, power sector licensees prepare and submit their business plans to the Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) for consideration and approval. The Licensee business plans contain revenue requirements for a four -year period…
MINISTER OF ENERGY INSPECTS FUEL RETAIL OUTLETS
The Minister of Energy, Hon. Ibrahim Matola continued inspection of fuel retail outlets to appreciate how the retail outlets are conducting their daily services. Speaking during media interviews on Thursday, 28th April,2022 in Mangochi district, the Minister said Mangochi is one of the busiest districts…
MINISTER OF ENERGY LEADS INSPECTION OF FUEL RETAIL OUTLETS
On 5th April 2022 the Minister of Energy Honourable Ibrahim Matola inspected some fuel retail outlets in Lilongwe. The visit to Total Independence Drive, Petroda Area 47 and Crossroads Puma fuel retail outlets confirmed details of fuel volumes that the retail outlets had submitted to…
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…
Renewal of electrical installations permits and private electricity generation certificates for the year 2022
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…
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/
MERA responds to MUBAS’ “Buy a Gadget Campaing”
We responded to the Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences’ call for gadgets to enable more students to access online lessons. MERA donated gadgets worth K2.7million Kwacha. MERA believes in taking part in creating an enabling environment for inclusive and meaningful participation in activities…
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….