October 26, 2021
On October 18, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Republic of Malawi in Lilongwe, to provide grant aid of up to 2.891 billion yen for the Project for the Improvement of Substations in Lilongwe City.
The reliability and stability of electricity supply will be enhanced by this project, through the rehabilitation and reinforcement of the substations in Lilongwe City. It is expected that this project will contribute to sustainable economic and social development in Lilongwe. This will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goal 7.
For the detailed design of the project, JICA has already signed a grant agreement to provide grant aid of up to 18 million yen in February 2021.
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||The Republic of Malawi|
|Project title||The Project for the Improvement of Substations in Lilongwe City|
|Planned implementation period||49 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period|
|Executing agency||Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi Limited: ESCOM|
|Target region, facilities||KANENGO Substation, OLD TOWN Substation|
|Specific project details (provisional)||1. Facility improvement/equipment procurement
・Substation equipment for substation expansion/renovation at KANENGO Substation
・Substation equipment for reconstruction/renovation at OLD TOWN Substation
2. Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision, (as guidance in managing the facilities)