Energy

//Karas faces power cuts

1 week 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 the //Karas Region.The Aranos town council and several other village...

There will be power – Nampower

1 month - 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: “Please note that there won’t be electricity tomorrow from 06:00...

500ppm diesel to go

2 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 - diesel 10ppm - will be phased in. The announcement was...

Kudu scaled down to 442 MW

2 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 NamPower's future power-generation plans.The announcement was made by deputy energy...

Power fears grow

3 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 billion Xaris project, which would have delivered a 250 megawatt...

Fuel facility 'too complex' for Namcor

4 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...

Angolan rains save Ruacana

4 months ago - 15 March 2018 | Energy

The good rains received in the Lubango area of Angola over the past few weeks have rescued the power-generating activities at the Ruacana hydropower station...

Fuel storage scramble

4 months ago - 07 March 2018 | Energy

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) is positive that it will be chosen to manage the strategic fuel-storage facility once it is completed, although...

Notable progress on SORED, says ECB

4 months ago - 01 March 2018 | Energy

Ogone Tlhage - The Electricity Control Board (ECB) is confident that a southern regional electricity distributor will be established within the current year. The establishment...

Namcor advertises lubricant tender

4 months ago - 22 February 2018 | Energy

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) earlier this month called for international bids for a lucrative five-year tender for the supply and delivery of...

Govt hikes fuel tax by 60%

5 months ago - 05 February 2018 | Energy

Jo-Maré Duddy – Although the increase in fuel tax announced by the ministry of mines and energy won’t be much of a budget boost, it...

Mulunga returns to work, denies suspension

5 months ago - 23 January 2018 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGEDespite media reports that National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia managing director Immanuel Mulunga was suspended, or given ‘special leave’ as his board chairperson Patrick...

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Opuwo power outage frustrates community

6 months ago - 16 January 2018 | Energy

The Opuwo town and surrounding villages were without electricity and water from Saturday afternoon until late Sunday night.Opuwo's mayor, Albert Tjiuma, said the power outage...

Expect power cuts - Nored

6 months ago - 04 January 2018 | Energy

Despite a lower number of power outages experienced in northern Namibia over the festive season, electricity interruptions have been a weekly occurrence in the regions....

Egweko lyolusheno monooli lya nyenyetwa

6 months ago - 04 January 2018 | Energy

Nonando okwa lopotwa egweko lyolusheno iikando yontumba iishona pethimbo lyiituthi yomatango omanene monooli yoshilongo, egweko lyolusheno ngashiingeyi olya ninga omukalondjiigilile noshinima sha kehe esiku, ...

Namcor probes Mulunga

6 months ago - 18 December 2017 | Energy

The Namcor board has commissioned accounting firm Deloitte to conduct a forensic investigations against MD Imms Mulunga. The investigation against Mulunga will start immediately. Mulunga...

Namcor suspends Mulunga – report...

6 months ago - 18 December 2017 | Energy

Namcor has suspended its managing director Imms Mulunga as well as IT executive Bonny Konjore, the state-owned New Era reported this afternoon. The suspension, which...

End of NamPower monopoly nears

7 months ago - 12 December 2017 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGE - The government is forging ahead with a plan that will effectively bring NamPower’s monopoly to an end. As it stands, the single-buyer...

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