Energy

NamPower draws the line

3 weeks 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. NamPower announced in a newspaper advertisement that it would shut...

Okatope substation installation complete

1 month - 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

2 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 in a country with few natural resources. But its complex...

Green power brings money and jobs

2 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 period in Paris, France. The signing took place during President...

Arandis welcomes solar power plant

2 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 and was formed as a joint-venture between O&L Energy, Cronimet...

Wind farm becomes reality

3 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

3 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

4 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

7 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...

Nampower, Greenam deal adds 20 MW to grid

7 months ago - 14 July 2016 | Energy

Namibia’s national energy utility continues to make strides in its efforts to secure national electricity supplies, yesterday signing its second major agreement with independent power...

Fuel prices up this week

7 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

7 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...

Energy

Batteries to be 70% cheaper...

9 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,...

9 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...

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...

No blackouts, govt promises

1 year - 23 December 2015 | Energy

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has agreed on short-term energy projects to ensure that Namibia will not experience electricity shortages for the period 2016...

No blackouts, govt promises

1 year - 23 December 2015 | Energy

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has agreed on short-term energy projects to ensure that Namibia will not experience electricity shortages for the period 2016...

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