The EPC was established in December 1972, under the EPC Act 1972, then
superseded by the EPC Act 1980 with amendments made under the EPC Amendment Act
1981. In 2010, EPC operation was deregulated under the Electricity Act 2010
that established the Office of the Regulator, and opened up the market for
generation of electricity supply. Since then, electricity supply generated by
Independent Power Producers (IPP) using solar energy, are sold to EPC for
transmission, distribution and selling to our customers. Currently, EPC
operates 8 hydro plants (1 in Savaii and 7 in Upolu), solar farms at Apolima
Island, Tuanaimato, Vaitele, Tanugamanono and Salelologa Savaii, a wind farm at
Vailoa Aleipata, and diesel power plants at Fiaga Upolu and Salelologa Savaii.
To date, works continue for further developments of its existing generation and
distribution network. As mandated to generate, distribute and sell electricity
supply to all of Samoa, the EPC has connected up to 99% of Samoa’s population.
Increased access by all people of Samoa, to quality and affordable electricity supply.
To provide and maintain quality electricity and customer service through innovative, sustainable and climate resilient infrastructure, in partnership with customers and stakeholders to support the development of Samoa
With the uncontrollable increases in the cost of
imported fuel and the threats of climate change, the Corporation continues to
invest in renewable energy developments, to assist with the generation of electricity
supply in Samoa. EPC operates 7 hydro plants in Upolu, at Taelefaga, Lalomauga,
Alaoa, Loto Samasoni, Fale ole Fee, Fuluasou and Tafitoala-Fausaga, and 1 in
Savaii at Vailoa Palauli; solar farms at Tuanaimato, EPC compounds at
Tanugamanono, Vaitele, Salelologa, Mapuifagalele and Apolima Island; and a wind
farm at Vailoa Aleipata on Upolu Island. Additionally, four (4) Independent
Power Producers (IPP) are generating electricity using solar energy and
connected to the EPC grid, for distribution. The EPC is also working towards achieving the national goal of 100%
renewable energy for power generation.
1. EPC presents dividend $4 million.
Changes to electricity rates.
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Prepaid Power was introduced to EPC customers in 2004 to improve the Corporation's debt collection and assist customers in the control of their electricity
Metered Power is the traditional system of purchasing electricity and may be more appropriate for some customers, particularly commercial
When applying for a new streetlight, you must submit your request through a letter to the General Manager of EPC, requesting the need for installing a new streetlight.
Electrical faults include; no or low power supply, power fluctuation, broken service line/low voltage/high voltage lines, burnt power lines (service line, LV, HV), shocking house..
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