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World Bank approves $60m for emergency repairs to Malawi’s Kapichira HEP

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Issue 465 - 19 Jul 2022 - By Marc Howard | 5 minute read

As January’s Storm Ana continues to cause immense difficulties, the approval of $60m in emergency funding to repair Malawi’s largest power plant and its transmission and distribution network will provide some relief, but the country continues to rely too heavily on hydroelectric plants on the Shire River and costly diesel generation.

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