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Technology News

"Meet an 'Angel of Light' to Yobe Mkosi Village"

His passion in electrical engineering started like a dream during his early days at Mzimba Secondary School but reality has carried through to fruition.

A tour to his home, one would think the man is mad or is trying to invent a rocket. His veranda is full of pieces of metal, wires, screwdrivers and magnetic bars. The items have yielded him the best of life in his village.

Today, at 35, Cored Nkosi is a complete self-made electrical engineer behind Kasangazi Hydroelectric Power Plant for over four years.

US power company ready to start work


The US power company Water Wheel International plans a hydropower plant in Nkhata Bay, which uses the company own technology calles Pump Storage Innovation. It is expected that the plant is able to add 42 megawatts to the national grid.

The company´s President Rod Ekern: “[…] one of our future projects will be to fully utilise the technology so that we can develop energy without being dependent upon rainfall and it will create what we call baseline continuous power”.

Escom rolls out LED bulbs distribution


“The project, which will be conducted in two phases, will start with a free exchange of incandescent bulbs (non-energy saving bulbs) with 450 000 LED bulbs in high impact areas such as Ndirande and Chirimba townships in Blantyre while in the second phase, 750 000 LED bulbs will be sold on retail in low feeder areas”.

Installation of light emitting diodes [LED] bulbs

"ESCOM will be installing Advanced Energy Efficient Lighting Bulbs calles Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs at some identified premises of its customers from Mondat 12th December 2016. This is one of the key measures to reduce the levels of Ebening load shedding, and also to increase savings on the customers' electrictity bills".