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News articles

The articles database, based mainly on the Malawian newspaper The Nation and The Daily Times as well as online resouces, related to everything around (renewable) Energy, especially in Malawi.

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Posted on Friday, December 29, 2017 - 11:34am

The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) has rated intermittent power supply as the top obstacle to doing business in 2017.

Posted on Friday, December 29, 2017 - 11:24am

Two years after the Paris climate agreement was signed, the French capital this month again attracted the world’s good and great, who gathered for President Emmanuel Macron’s One Planet...

Posted on Thursday, December 28, 2017 - 11:11am

Last year, three of the world’s largest meat companies – JBS, Cargill, and Tyson Foods – emitted more greenhouse gases than France, and nearly as much as some big oil companies.

Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 10:59am

Naari, a Muslim women’s charity group has installed a K7 million solar power system at Mlale Mission Hospital in Lilongwe to ease the negative impact of prolonged power outages on the...

Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 10:42am

 Many interlinked systems in the modern world depend on reliable power supply to function effectively.

Posted on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - 10:20am

As Malawians celebrated Christmas on Monday, four children admitted to Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) breathed their last because of a blackout which rendered ventilator oxygen machines...

Posted on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 9:23am

Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) says renewable energy products and installations should be done in line with procedures to produce desired results.

Posted on Monday, December 25, 2017 - 4:18pm

United States Ambassador to Malawi, Virginia Palmer, has backed the US company that lost the multi-million dollar contract to supply standby generators to the Electricity Supply...

Posted on Saturday, December 23, 2017 - 11:00am

Among the most transformative events of the current decade has been the dramatic, and sustained, improvement in the competitiveness of renewable power generation technologies.

Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 3:34pm

Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) has approved Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom)’s application to increase electricity tariffs on condition that the company...

Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 3:08pm

Opening a one-day conference for the Association of Advancement of Science of Malawi at Chancellor College, Dr Kadzamira told the participants that since the Opec oil embargo in 1973,...

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 12:09pm

Most of the technologies today are precipitated on availability of electricity Amongst other sources of electrical power, hydropower electricity is green and clean; manna from God.

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 11:57am

While green procurement is not a new concept, little is happening in terms of pushing its requirements in most sectors within the region – private, public and not-for profit.

Posted on Monday, December 18, 2017 - 12:02pm

Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) has advised consumers to look at other renewable energy sources as permanent solutions not fall-back options.

Posted on Monday, December 18, 2017 - 11:55am

A news story claiming that Malawi will be exporting electricity soon shocked Malawians.

Posted on Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:00pm

The country’s 79 milk bulking groups are losing an average K87 million in potential revenue due to wastages caused by prolonged electricity blackouts which started hitting the country in...

Posted on Friday, December 15, 2017 - 4:37pm

The mismatch between electricity supply and demand is well documented but, perhaps, the year 2017 is when the situation escalated into a major crisis, the type for which a state of...

Posted on Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:53am

Climate change is causing droughts and food shortages and, as a result, is having a huge impact on people’s lives.

Posted on Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 10:26am

Making do with what you have. The age-old idiom rings true in many parts of the world.