Infrastructural data 30% open

Malawi

What data is expected?

A selection of infrastructural information, focussing on energy provision and water consumption.

  • Electricity consumption
  • Power stations and electric capacity
  • Electricity transmission networks (geographic position)
  • Power outages
  • Prices
  • Water consumption/per capita
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable No Prices cannot be downloaded as they are only available on website (HTML
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No ESCOM does not provide terms of use, other than a copyright notice at the footer of the page. NSO Malawi provides TOUs compliant with an open licence: http://www.nsomalawi.mw/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=201&Itemid=93
Up-to-date No
In an open and machine-readable format HTML, PDF
Digital data No
Print data No
location http://www.nsomalawi.mw/images/stories/data_on_line/gen - Total energy consumption by energy type until 2010. , http://www.escom.mw/documents/ESCOM_2014%20Annual%20Rep - Transmission network can be found in ESCOM annual report 2014, http://www.egenco.mw/power-stations - Power capacity by station is provided by Egenco ( a private company) , http://www.escom.mw/current-tariffs.php - Prices: ESCOM provides current energy prices which were effective from 2018 onwards
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps Conducted google search with the following phrases: Malawi energy data, Malawi ministry of Energy
characteristics Electricity consumption, Power stations and electric capacity, Electricity transmission networks (geographic position), Prices, None of the above
Controlled access Yes
Collector name Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment (MNREE), Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM), National Statistical Office of Malawi National Statistical Office of Malawi publishes energy production statistics form the ESCOM. Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM):http://www.escom.mw/ Egenco was formed following the unbundling of the Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited into two separate institutions; one for generating electricity (thus EGENCO) and another one for transmission and distribution (thus ESCOM). Different water boards provide water supply to households in different regions (see p. 48 http://www.nsomalawi.mw/images/stories/data_on_line/general/yearbook/2015%20Statistical%20Yearbook.pdf ) Power capacity by station is provided by Egenco ( a private company)

Meta data

Data location   http://www.nsomalawi.mw/images/stories/data_on_line/gen - Total energy consumption by energy type until 2010.
   http://www.escom.mw/documents/ESCOM_2014%20Annual%20Rep - Transmission network can be found in ESCOM annual report 2014
   http://www.egenco.mw/power-stations - Power capacity by station is provided by Egenco ( a private company)
   http://www.escom.mw/current-tariffs.php - Prices: ESCOM provides current energy prices which were effective from 2018 onwards
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Paul Mungai
Last modified   Mon May 07 2018 13:20:53 GMT+0000 (UTC)