Energy

Fuel prices expected to remain meek

1 month - 04 June 2020 | Energy

Phillepus Uusiku- The association between the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and independent oil producers such as Russia reached an agreement last month to cut oil production.The oil producers cut production by close to...

Zambia denies expropriation

1 month - 04 June 2020 | Energy

Zambia's government said on Wednesday it had no intention of taking over Copperbelt Energy Corp (CEC), after the company accused the government of expropriating its power lines by saying others must be allowed to use...

Angola's oil output to drop

1 month - 02 June 2020 | Energy

Oil production in Angola will fall to 1.3 million barrels per day due to the cancellation or postponement of investments planned for this year, Banco de Fomento Angola said in a report last week. ...

NamPower to electrify 1 000 households

1 month - 29 May 2020 | Energy

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK NamPower is set to electrify 1 000 households in Windhoek's peri-urban areas at a cost of N$15.5 million. This was announced yesterday at the signing of a project development and transfer agreement...

Covid-19 delays oil exploration in Kavango

1 month - 22 May 2020 | Energy

KENYA KAMBOWE KAWE Reconnaissance Energy Africa (ReconAfrica), which has an interest in exploring oil and gas in the Kavango basin, has been forced to defer its drilling processes to later...

Alweendo optimistic about renewable energy prospects

1 month - 19 May 2020 | Energy

NAMPAKHORIXASThe ministry of mines and energy is optimistic about the future of the renewable energy sector and the growing presence of international oil companies in...

Fuel retailers scramble to avoid losses

1 month - 11 May 2020 | Energy

JANA-MARI SMITH WINDHOEK A brief stock shortage of petrol and diesel last Wednesday at some fuel stations was due to savings measures...

Fuel price drop to bring some relief

2 months ago - 07 May 2020 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGE WINDHOEK With fuel prices dropping by a further N$1 a litre, economists differed on whether this will indeed have a...

17 hours of darkness for northern towns

2 months ago - 17 April 2020 | Energy

ILENI NANDJATOOKATOPEA broken crossarm on a power line left parts of the north without electricity for several hours this week.The 66kV line between Okatope and...

Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb reaffirms support to the Tsumeb...

3 months ago - 09 April 2020 | Energy

Dundee Precious Metals Tsumeb reaffirmed its support to the Tsumeb community by improving the preparedness levels of the Tsumeb District hospital should the COVID-19 virus...

Namibia's fuel stocks sufficient

3 months ago - 26 March 2020 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKThe ministry of mines and energy says there is sufficient fuel to supply the country during the lockdown which starts tonight at midnight. A...

Havana, Otjomuise powered by June

4 months ago - 25 February 2020 | Energy

The ministry of urban and rural development has committed a total of N$14 million for electrification for the 2019/20 financial year, an amount that is...

Energy

Namcor wants to dominate fuel...

7 months ago - 22 November 2019 | Energy

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) is intent on dominating the retail fuel market following the official opening of its first fuel station at...

Quick response to blackout

7 months ago - 21 November 2019 | Energy

ELVIRA HATTINGH NamPower yesterday said it had contingency measures in place to prevent a reoccurrence of Tuesday night’s power failure in most...

Namcor selects fuel storage partners

7 months ago - 19 November 2019 | Energy

Only one Namibian fuel company has been selected to store its fuel at the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia's (Namcor) fuel storage facility once it...

Namcor fuel 'monopoly' thwarted

7 months ago - 15 November 2019 | Energy

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia's plan to import up to 50% of Namibia's fuel has been rejected by the Namibia Competition Commission (NaCC), Namibian...

Renewables in spotlight at PPP...

7 months ago - 11 November 2019 | Energy

Renewable energy projects came under the spotlight at a Public Private Partnership conference held last week to discuss investment into potential projects in that sector.The...

NamPower donates solar lights to...

8 months ago - 28 October 2019 | Energy

STAFF REPORTER The NamPower Foundation has handed over 150 solar lights to the Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) in Windhoek, which in...

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