Malawi got a grant of $350.7 from Millennium Challenge Corporation for revitalization of the power industry in the country. Whose core objectives were: to reduce the cost of doing business in Malawi, to expand access to electricity for the Malawian people and businesses and to increase value-added production in Malawi.

 Government, through Millennium Challenge Account-Malawi (MCA-M) has implemented a number of projects using the grant. The country has constructed the biggest transmission line in the country i.e. the 400KV line from Phombeya substation in Balaka to NKhoma Substation in Lilongwe. The line was completed in September, 2018.  A 132KV line has also been constructed from Chintheche in Nkhata Bay through Luwinga in Mzuzu to Bwengu Substation in Rumphi. Also under MCA-M, the 24MW Nkula Hydropower station has been rehabilitated extending its lifespan and increasing its generation capacity to 36MW. more +