Power Africa has supported the development of electricity generation projects in Mozambique. In addition, various firms have received U.S. Embassy support to move transactions forward. The page below shows explains Power Africa's involvement and lists Power Africa’s financially closed transactions in the country, some of which are already online and generating critical electricity supply for the people of Mozambique.


Championing Change: 7 Ways Men Can Advance Gender Equality at Work

William Liabunya, EGENCO CEO
I’ve seen so much growth on gender equality within EGENCO thanks to the support of Power Africa’s initiatives. I’m very thankful that we can collaborate with Power Africa in our walk to becoming an engendering utility,” William Liabunya, EGENCO CEO.



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The Electricity Generation Company in Malawi (EGENCO) and Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM) are two energy utilities at the forefront of gender equality in sub-Saharan Africa. Male engagement is key to their success, and in 2022 they bolstered their commitment through a Power Africa-led training for men in leadership positions.

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Mapping Market Expansion for Off-Grid Companies in Southern Africa

Power Africa's publicly available route-to-market (RTM) tools provide geospatial data and techniques to map population density, electrification, telecoms, and road infrastructure to help solar home system (SHS) companies prioritize geographic markets for increased sales and greater energy access in Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia.

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U.S. Government Lights Up 92 Health Facilities in Sofala Province with a $320,000 Investment in Solar Power

"The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Power Africa program awarded a grant to renewable energy company SolarWorks! Mozambique to install off-grid solar powered electrical systems in rural health facilities.  With these new systems, the health facilities will have a consistent and sustainable clean energy supply and be better able to provide quality care to the estimated 138,000 Mozambicans they serve." (

Linking Electricity to Economic Growth and Energy Security: Mozambique’s Temane Transmission Project

A substation in Mozambique
A substation in Mozambique
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One of Mozambique’s most significant power sector investments, the $506 million Temane Transmission Project (TTP), will commence construction later in 2021. This Power Africa-supported project will deliver much-needed electricity from power plants at Temane in the northern part of Inhambane Province to the nation’s capital, Maputo, in the south via a 563 kilometer transmission line.


Improving Electricity Utility Customer Management in Mozambique through Human-Centered Design

Electricidade de Moçambique executives, including General Director for Commercial, Benjamim Fernandes, learn about the HCD process during a workshop in Maputo in December 2019.
Electricidade de Moçambique executives, including General Director for Commercial, Benjamin Fernandes, learn about the HCD process during a workshop in Maputo in December 2019

In the energy context, human-centered design means thinking about customer energy needs; how customers will perceive, interact with, and use energy products; and iterating solutions to promote alignment between technical and financial feasibility and customer behavior and perception.

With a current electrification rate of only 29 percent, the Government of Mozambique aims to electrify all households by 2030. For companies like Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), Mozambique’s electricity company since 1977, achieving this daunting task relies heavily on human behavior; from customers being willing to pay for connection contracts and electricity to how EDM staff communicates with new customers and communities.

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Updated: May 2, 2019

Kuvaninga Energia (Natural Gas 40 MW)

Financial Close Date: 12/31/2013
Commercial Operations Date: 12/31/2015
Estimated Project Cost: $100M
Overview: Power Africa partner, Investec teamed up with Enventure Partners, Intelligence, Counselling and Research (ICR) and Kuvaninga Moçambique Limitada (KDM) to develop this 40.29MW gas-fired power plant in Moçambique, as well as the associated gas pipeline and power transmission facilities. Gas engines were supplied by General Electric of the United States.

Mocuba (Solar 40.5 MW)

Financial Close Date: 06/05/2017
Commercial Operations Date: 06/01/2018
Estimated Project Cost: $80M
Overview: Mocuba, one of Mozambique’s first solar power projects, was developed by Power Africa partner's Scatec Solar; and Norfund signed a deal with the state-owned utility, Electricidade de Mozambique (EDM), securing the sale of solar power over a 25-year period.