Saturday, April 13

UNDP Hands Over 220 Kilowatt Bondo Min-Grid to Malawi government.

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has handed over a 220 kilowatt Bondo Min-Grid to the Malawi government.

Tapped from Mulanje’s Luchenya River, the three hydro-power stations are servicing 1, 150 households in the district.

Speaking during the handover ceremony of the $500 000 project, UNDP Resident Representative, Shigeki Komatsubara, indicated that their organisation is committed to developing more mini-grids in fulfilment of the Malawi Renewable Energy Strategy to deploy 50 mini-grids by 2030.

On his part, Energy Minister Ibrahim Matola has indicated that mini grids are a solution to the current power challenges and hope for future generations.

Bondo mini-grid is being run by the Mulanje Electricity Generation Agency-MEGA

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