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”.

Electricity Supply Corperation of Malawi (ESCOM) Southern Region manager David Mbewe: “We had to survey areas which were consuming more power and we found out that the high density areas, which also have a lot of low income earners, use a lot of incandescent bulbs”.




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