Energy

Kahimise resumes CEO duties

2 weeks ago - 17 November 2020 | Energy

ESTER KAMATIOTJIWARONGOThe chief executive position at Cenored has been filled by Robert Kahimise, who assumed duty on 1 November and signed his contract last Friday.This position was previously filled by August Kahimumu, who served in...

Probe ordered into Namcor fuel deal

4 months ago - 15 July 2020 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEKPublic enterprises minister Leon Jooste has confirmed an instruction to the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) board to investigate allegations that the parastatal is overpaying for the fuel that it procures from...

Fuel prices expected to remain meek

6 months ago - 04 June 2020 | Energy

Phillepus Uusiku- The association between the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and independent oil producers such as Russia reached an agreement last month to cut oil production.The oil producers cut production by close to...

Zambia denies expropriation

6 months ago - 04 June 2020 | Energy

Zambia's government said on Wednesday it had no intention of taking over Copperbelt Energy Corp (CEC), after the company accused the government of expropriating its power lines by saying others must be allowed to use...

Angola's oil output to drop

6 months ago - 02 June 2020 | Energy

Oil production in Angola will fall to 1.3 million barrels per day due to the cancellation or postponement of investments planned for this year, Banco de Fomento Angola said in a report last week. ...

NamPower to electrify 1 000 households

6 months ago - 29 May 2020 | Energy

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK NamPower is set to electrify 1 000 households in Windhoek's peri-urban areas at a cost of N$15.5 million. This was announced yesterday...

Covid-19 delays oil exploration in Kavango

6 months ago - 22 May 2020 | Energy

KENYA KAMBOWE KAWE Reconnaissance Energy Africa (ReconAfrica), which has an interest in exploring oil and gas in the Kavango basin,...

Alweendo optimistic about renewable energy prospects

6 months ago - 19 May 2020 | Energy

NAMPAKHORIXASThe ministry of mines and energy is optimistic about the future of the renewable energy sector and the growing presence of international oil companies in...

Fuel retailers scramble to avoid losses

6 months ago - 11 May 2020 | Energy

JANA-MARI SMITH WINDHOEK A brief stock shortage of petrol and diesel last Wednesday at some fuel stations was due to savings measures...

Fuel price drop to bring some relief

6 months ago - 07 May 2020 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEK With fuel prices dropping by a further N$1 a litre, economists differed on whether this will indeed have a...

17 hours of darkness for northern towns

7 months ago - 17 April 2020 | Energy

ILENI NANDJATOOKATOPEA broken crossarm on a power line left parts of the north without electricity for several hours this week.The 66kV line between Okatope and...

Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb reaffirms support to the Tsumeb...

7 months ago - 09 April 2020 | Energy

Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb reaffirmed its support to the Tsumeb community by improving the preparedness levels of the Tsumeb District hospital should the COVID-19 virus...

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Havana, Otjomuise powered by June

9 months ago - 25 February 2020 | Energy

The ministry of urban and rural development has committed a total of N$14 million for electrification for the 2019/20 financial year, an amount that is...

Southern electricity distributor in the...

9 months ago - 07 February 2020 | Energy

The Electricity Control Board (ECB) of Namibia is confident that plans to set up a southern regional electricity distributor (RED) before August will materialise.The establishment...

Namcor wants to dominate fuel...

1 year - 22 November 2019 | Energy

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) is intent on dominating the retail fuel market following the official opening of its first fuel station at...

Quick response to blackout

1 year - 21 November 2019 | Energy

ELVIRA HATTINGH NamPower yesterday said it had contingency measures in place to prevent a reoccurrence of Tuesday night’s power failure in most...

Namcor selects fuel storage partners

1 year - 19 November 2019 | Energy

Only one Namibian fuel company has been selected to store its fuel at the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia's (Namcor) fuel storage facility once it...

Namcor fuel 'monopoly' thwarted

1 year - 15 November 2019 | Energy

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia's plan to import up to 50% of Namibia's fuel has been rejected by the Namibia Competition Commission (NaCC), Namibian...

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