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Scoping Study: Cogeneration potential in Malawi Tea Sector




1.0 Background review of tea sector
Tea production
Energy usage in tea sector
2.0. Background on the energy sector
Malawi Energy Resources
Energy supply/demand
Uses of Energy in Malawi
Energy mix projections
The Power sector
Electricity demand and other energy sources
3.0 Cogeneration
Brief on cogeneration in Malawi tea industry
Cogeneration potential
Kawalazi Tea and Macadamia Estate
Minimini Tea Estate
Esperanza Tea Estate
Key benefits of cogeneration
Specific barriers hindering the development of biomass energy
4.0 Policy discussion
Overview of current policy status 18 Policy environment for electricity generation in agro-industries 20 5.0. Conclusion and recommendations
6.0. Reference
Appendix 1: Tea production in Africa
Appendix 2: Major tea producers in the world, their production and productivity
Appendix 3: Production (left axis: Tonnes), yield (right axis: Kg/ha) and area planted (left axis: ha) for tea in Malawi, 2005- 2013
Appendix 4: Tea production and exports in Malawi, 2000-20012(tonnes)
Appendix 5: List of tea companies in Malawi and contacts
Appendix 6: Pictures of Kawalazi tea estate‘s boiler, steam turbine and biomass resource
Appendix 7: Company Background Slides
Appendix 8: Facilities/Funds Supporting Renewables

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