Energy

Less time at the pump, more fun on the...

1 week ago - 04 December 2018 | Energy

Due to increasing crude oil prices and exchange rate depreciation, Namibians now pay record prices for fuel at filling stations. These increases place even greater financial stress on already-burdened consumers. Scott Seed, Fiat and Fiat...

Fuel prices up again

1 month - 06 November 2018 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGEFuel prices will increase for the fourth time in as many months tomorrow.The minister of mines, Tom Alweendo, yesterday announced that all diesel grades will increase by N$0.70 per litre, and petrol by N$0.50.In...

Millions invested in Trekkopje solar project

2 months ago - 27 September 2018 | Energy

Bank Windhoek, in conjunction with Enertronica Group, recently financed the construction of the Trekkopje solar project in the Erongo Region as part of the development of solar parks in Namibia. Built by Enertronica Group, a...

Nored accused of 'daylight robbery'

2 months ago - 18 September 2018 | Energy

Nored has failed to explain how an already settled account of N$7 411 ballooned to N$32 343.A 73-year-old resident of Ekolyanaambo village near Ondangwa in Oshana has described Nored's conduct as unprofessional and “daylight robbery”.The...

Namcor will explain

2 months ago - 17 September 2018 | Energy

JEMIMA BEUKES The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) board chairperson, Patrick Kauta, says he will write to mines and energy minister Tom Alweendo and explain why his board...

Alweendo ­inaugurates N$100m solar plant

2 months ago - 13 September 2018 | Energy

Namibia's first privately owned independent power producer (IPP) solar photovoltaic (PV) plant, built to the tune of nearly N$100 million, has been officially inaugurated by...

Motorists irked by fuel price hike

3 months ago - 05 September 2018 | Energy

“Ungodly” is how one Windhoek motorist reacted to the news that fuel prices increased by 40 cents a litre at midnight.The Walvis Bay pump price...

More fuel shocks

3 months ago - 17 August 2018 | Energy

Independent economist Klaus Schade says the weakening of the South African rand means motorists in that country and Namibia will continue to fork out more...

Nam still too reliant on power imports

3 months ago - 13 August 2018 | Energy

Namibia is in the process of becoming more self-sufficient in terms of electricity production, the minister of mines and energy, Tom Alweendo, said last week...

Namcor fuel import bid needs 'tweaking'

3 months ago - 13 August 2018 | Energy

Namcor has had to go back to the drawing board as it makes a renewed bid to have its 50% fuel import mandate restored by...

Southern RED to be operational this year

4 months ago - 08 August 2018 | Energy

Consultations with municipalities in the south, the Electricity Control Board and the ministry of energy seem to indicate that the Southern Regional Electricity Distributor (Sored)...

Alweendo sticks to his guns on fuel storage

4 months ago - 08 August 2018 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGEEnergy minister Tom Alweendo feels that if any entity should manage the strategic fuel storage facility in the port of Walvis Bay, it should...

Energy

Fuel goes up tomorrow

4 months ago - 31 July 2018 | Energy

Namibians can brace themselves for yet another fuel price increase tomorrow due to a fuel tax increase. The energy ministry announced that fuel prices will...

Pensioners urged to register for...

4 months ago - 25 July 2018 | Energy

As the Northern Regional Energy Distributor (Nored) hikes its electricity tariffs, pensioners and other customers in the same category have been urged to register with...

//Karas faces power cuts

5 months ago - 05 July 2018 | Energy

NamPower has resolved to suspend the power supply to a number of villages and town councils, government departments and customers with long outstanding accounts in...

There will be power –...

5 months ago - 14 June 2018 | Energy

Nampower has assured the public that there will be no power outage tomorrow, as was stated in a widely circulated WhatsApp message. The message read:...

500ppm diesel to go

7 months ago - 02 May 2018 | Energy

The ministry of energy has announced that diesel 500 ppm will be phased out by 1 January 2019, while a variant containing less sulphur -...

Kudu scaled down to 442...

7 months ago - 24 April 2018 | Energy

The Kudu gas-to-power project has been scaled down from an initial 800 megawatts (MW) to just 442 MW.This is to allow it to fit into...

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