Energy

SORED will be operational this year

1 week ago - 22 March 2017 | Energy

NAMPA The establishment of the Southern Electricity Distribution Company (SORED) is expected before the end of the year.The company will distribute electricity in the southern regions of Hardap and //Karas...

Petrol up by 32c a litre

4 weeks ago - 01 March 2017 | Energy

Fuel prices increased at midnight last night - by 32 cents a litre for 95-octane unleaded petrol and 25 cents a litre for all grades of diesel.Production cuts by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries...

Net metering registration begins

4 weeks ago - 01 March 2017 | Energy

The City of Windhoek this week announced the start of the registration period for residents with photovoltaic (PV) installations, which will end on 30 May.The announcement was made by its spokesperson, Lydia Amutenya.“Following the gazetting...

NamPower draws the line

1 month - 02 February 2017 | Energy

NamPower has given notice that it will cut the power supply to at least eight towns and villages, and a further 40 small settlements. NamPower announced in a newspaper advertisement that it would shut...

Okatope substation installation complete

2 months ago - 29 December 2016 | Energy

NamPower technicians installed the new Okatope substation on Saturday, according to its spokesperson Tangeni Kambangula.Said Kambangula: “the damaged transformer has since been replaced with a new one. The new transformer was commissioned at 11:49 on...

Monju nuclear canned

3 months ago - 20 December 2016 | Energy

Once touted as a 'dream reactor', the Monju facility was designed to generate more fuel than it consumes via nuclear chain reaction, an attractive alternative...

Green power brings money and jobs

3 months ago - 01 December 2016 | Energy

The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) signed a letter of intent with the French Agency for Development (AFD) worth N$675 million over a three-year...

Arandis welcomes solar power plant

3 months ago - 28 November 2016 | Energy

Arandis Solar Energy announced its planned construction of a three-megawatt solar energy plant in the town last week. The plant will supply electricity to ErongoRED...

Wind farm becomes reality

4 months ago - 22 November 2016 | Energy

The notoriously windy town of Lüderitz will be home to the country''s first wind farm, which is scheduled for completion by the middle of next...

Green energy in spotlight

4 months ago - 10 November 2016 | Energy

Power utility NamPower has made significant progress with regard to the development of its biomass and concentrated solar power projects its managing director Simson Haulofu...

Major power crisis averted

5 months ago - 10 October 2016 | Energy

The Ruacana hydropower station was at risk of suffering substantial damage in April this year, which could have led a to a major power crisis...

NamPower probes power outage

8 months ago - 23 July 2016 | Energy

Power utility, NamPower, has a released a statement regarding the power failure experienced across the country on Friday evening. "NamPower wishes to inform the public...

Energy

Fuel prices up this week

8 months ago - 04 July 2016 | Energy

Fuel prices will go up again on Wednesday, the Ministry of Mines and Energy has announced.As of Wednesday at 00h01, the new pump prices at...

Cause of blackout unknown

8 months ago - 29 June 2016 | Energy

NamPower yesterday apologised to its customers following a power outage during the lunch hour. “NamPower wishes to inform the public that it experienced a power...

NamPower apologises for power outage

8 months ago - 28 June 2016 | Energy

NamPower has apologised to its customers following a power outage during the lunch hour. “NamPower wishes to inform the public that it experienced a power...

Batteries to be 70% cheaper...

10 months ago - 25 May 2016 | Energy

The price of energy storage batteries would probably fall by as much as 70% by 2030, PwC power and utility specialist Angeli Hoekstra said.Speaking at...

R580 billion for SA coal,...

10 months ago - 18 May 2016 | Energy

Eskom will spend R580 billion on expanding electricity capacity over the next five years, according to Mongezi Ntsokolo, group executive for distribution at the power...

Power plant negotiations steam ahead

1 year - 18 January 2016 | Energy

The Kavango East Region has reached the top spot in the Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) Ordinary Level examinations, ending the three-year dominance of the...

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