Energy

Millions invested in Trekkopje solar project

3 weeks 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'

1 month - 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

1 month - 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

1 month - 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 energy minister Tom Alweendo.The plant will supply power directly to...

Motorists irked by fuel price hike

1 month - 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 for petrol is now N$12.95 per litre, for diesel 500...

More fuel shocks

2 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

2 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'

2 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

2 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

2 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...

Fuel increases today

2 months ago - 01 August 2018 | Energy

Motorists will have to dig deeper into their pockets after yet another fuel price hike today, this time caused by a fuel tax increase.The energy...

Fuel goes up tomorrow

2 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...

Energy

//Karas faces power cuts

3 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 –...

4 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

5 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...

5 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...

Power fears grow

6 months ago - 23 March 2018 | Energy

Arandis Power managing director Ezio Vernetti has urged NamPower to re-engage with his company as the “reserve bidder”, following the unceremonious canning of the N$5...

Fuel facility 'too complex' for...

7 months ago - 15 March 2018 | Energy

Mines and energy minister Tom Alweendo has confirmed that the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) and a strategic partner will jointly manage the country's...

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