Escom LED bulbs project starts today

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) has started disturbing and installing of efficient lighting bulbs called Light Emitting Diode (Led) bulbs for reducing blackouts.

Escom Spokesperson George Mituka: "The effect of these bulbs once installed will be reducing the demand of electricity especially during the evening peak hours by 30 megawatts which is enough to light Mzuzu City, Zomba and Karonga".

Low income households are supposed to get these bulbs for free.

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