Energy

Southern, central REDs in 2018

3 days ago - 23 May 2017 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGE The Electricity Control Board (ECB) is pushing ahead with plans to finalise the formation of two new regional electricity distributors (REDs).ECB chief executive Foibe Namene says the southern...

Zambia pioneers power tech

1 week ago - 18 May 2017 | Energy

While Zambia is currently embroiled in a political crisis, it is about to show the world that Africa can leapfrog power technology.That is according to Lazarus Angbazo, CEO of Energy Connections Business for GE Sub-Saharan...

CLARIFICATION

1 week ago - 15 May 2017 | Energy

In our 11 May 2017 edition, we published an article headlined 'Angolan fuel worrisome'. The article was about a complaint by the Association of Service Station Owners, which had expressed concern about illegal fuel imports...

Electricity goes up 8%

2 weeks ago - 10 May 2017 | Energy

The Electricity Control Board has approved an 8% increase in the cost of electricity, translating to an effective bulk tariff increase from N$1.49 to N$1.61 per kWh, its CEO Foibe Namene said yesterday. In...

Nampower gets 8% more

2 weeks ago - 09 May 2017 | Energy

The Electricity Control Board has approved an increase of 8% in the price of electricity delivered by NamPower to its clients, both bulk and private. According to the board, NamPower had an under recovery of...

SA's nuke deal with Russia scrapped

4 weeks ago - 27 April 2017 | Energy

It's back to the drawing board for government, which has received a bloody nose in the Western Cape High Court where its nuclear procurement processes...

No fuel price change

1 month - 03 April 2017 | Energy

Drivers can rejoice in the fact that they will not have to fork out a cent more for petrol or diesel this month.“The Ministry of...

No fuel price change

1 month - 02 April 2017 | Energy

Drivers can rejoice in the fact that they will not have to fork out a cent more for petrol or diesel this month.“The Ministry of...

SORED will be operational this year

2 months 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...

Petrol up by 32c a litre

2 months 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...

Net metering registration begins

2 months 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...

NamPower draws the line

3 months ago - 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. ...

Energy

Monju nuclear canned

5 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...

5 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

5 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

6 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

6 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

7 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...

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