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11 May 2012

Malawi Government Gazette dated 2012-05-11 number 20

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                                           THE MALAWI GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
                                                                         {Published by Authority)
                               3,203: Vol. XLIX No. 20]                                                                        Zomba, 11th May, 2012

                                Registered at the GP.O. as a Newspaper                                                                       Price: K80.00

                              CONTENTS                                   Page           Dated this, 4th day of May, 2012.

    ESCOM—Notice of Intention to Erect Power Transmission lines             59
          Notice of Intention to modify Power Transmission
          lines                                                         59-60                                         E.B. Sitolo
                                                                                                          Director of Corporate Services and
    Genaral Notice No 25                                                                                          Company Secretary
                                                                                                   Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi Limited

                       ELECTRICITY ACT NO 22 OF 2004
                                                                                  Genaral Notice No. 26
      Notification of Intention to Erect Power Transmission Lines
                          (Kapichira—Blantyre West 2)                                                 ELECTRICITY ACT NO 22 OF 2004

          In Accordance with Section 39 of the Electricity Act, No 22 of 2004,      Notification of Intention to Modify Power Transmission Lines
    notice is hereby given that Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi                                (Kapichira—Blantyre West I)
    Limited (ESCOM) intends to erect an overhead power transmission line
                                                                                      In Accordance with Section 39 of the Electricity Act, No 22 of 2004,
    "hereinafter called “the line”) from Kapichira Hydroelectric Power Station
                                                                                  notice is hereby given that Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi
    Substation to Blantyre West Substation near Green Comer in Blantyre.
                                                                                  Limited (ESCOM) intends to modify an overhead power transmission line
          1. Particulars of the line are as follows—                              (hereinafter called “the line”) from Kapichira Hydroelectric Power Station
                                                                                  Substation to Blantyre West Substation near Green Comer in Blantyre.
          Length:           29.4 Km.
                                                                                        1. Particulars of the line are as follows:
          Wayleave -width: 30 metres (15m either side)
                                                                                        Length:           29 Km.
          Voltage:          132000 volts
                                                                                        Wayleave width: 30 metres (15m either side)
          Description: The line shall be of single circuit horizontal
    construction of three phase wire from Kapichira to Blantyre West                    Voltage:          132000 volts
    Substation. Type of conductor used shall be lynx housing nominal cross
                                                                                        Description:     The line is made of single circuit horizontal
    section area of 175 square millimetres. Earth wire is galvanized steel 7/8
                                                                                  construction of three phase wire from Kapichira to Blantyre West
    wire with optic fibre. Cable diameter is 15 mm and the line will be
                                                                                  Substation. Type of conductor used will be lynx housing nominal cross
    constructed on steel lattice towers.
                                                                                  area of 175 square millimetres. Earth wire is galvanized steel 7/8 wire with
          2. The Proposed line route will be as follows:                          optic fibre. The line will be constructed on steel lattice towers.

           The line starts from Kapichira Substation on a double-circuit                2. The modified line route will be as follows:
    existing line of Kapichira-Tedzani 132000 Volts. The line will continue to
    be on double circuit moving North West to Padzua village at KT32. At                The line starts from Kapichira Power Station Substation. It is
'    'adzua the line will move out of double circuit line (Kapichira-Tedzani)     double-circuited with the existing line of Kapichira-Nchalo 132000 Volts
    and will run parallel with the existing Kapichira-Blantyre West 1. The line   up to the Kapichira,ground. From the ground the line is of single
    will cross Likabula River to North Easterly direction. The line will avoid    circuit horizontal and it parallels with Kapichira-Tedzani up to Padzua
    graveyard at Mpingo but will pass near Mpingo orphanage, Kanyela,
                                                                                  village. At Padzua the existing line will run parallel with new power line
    Mwambula, Funsani and Chingwalu. In Mpemba at G40 and BK30, the
                                                                                  called Kapichira-Blantyre West 2. The line will continue to be parallel to
    new line, Kapichira-Blantyre West 2 will interchange with existing line
    Kapichira Blantyre West 2. The New line will move passing through             new line crossing Likabula River through Kanyela, Mwambula, Funsani
    Nancholi North Westerly direction with main angles BK10 and BK2. The          and Chingwalu at proceeding to BK30 at Mpemba. At Mpemba, BK30, the
    line will go South West into Substation at Blantyre West.                     new line, Kapichira -Blantyre West 2 will interchange with existing line,

          Any owner, lessee, or occupier over whose land the intended             Kapichira Blantyre West 1. The old line will now move North Eastern

    transmission lines passes, is informed that plans for construction are        direction with main angles G46, G51 G60 passing through Green Comer

    available for inspection at Corporation’s Office at ESCOM House in            where the line will turn Eastwards up to BKI at Green Comer. The line will
    Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu. Route plans can be inspected at District        go South East into Substation at Blantyre West.
    Council’s Office in Chikhwawa and Blantyre at any time during normal                Any owner, lessee, or occupier over whose land the intended
    Business hours from 07.30 am to 5.00 pm.                                      transmission lines passes, is informed that plans for construction are
          Notice is further given that objections by any owner, lessee or         available for inspection at ESCOM’s Office at ESCOM House in Blantyre,
                                                                                  Lilongwe and Mzuzu. Route plans can be inspected at District Council’s
    occupier of land affected by the intended transmission line must be served
                                                                                  Office in Chikhwawa and Blantyre at any time during normal business
    on ESCOM in writing within 30 days from the date hereof at the offices of
                                                                                  hours from 7.30 am to 5.00 pm.
    ESCOM.


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