Energy

Namcor advertises lubricant tender

3 days 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 lubricants. The closing date for submissions is 9 March. The...

Govt hikes fuel tax by 60%

2 weeks 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 is a “move in the right direction”, Dylan van Wyk...

Mulunga returns to work, denies suspension

1 month - 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 Kauta labelled it, it appears that the man accused of...

Government reluctance delays Kudu

1 month - 22 January 2018 | Energy

The planned development of the Kudu-to-gas power project has been delayed again because of government's reluctance, at this stage, to agree to a gas sales agreement with its developers, the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia...

Opuwo power outage frustrates community

1 month - 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 was caused by a problem in the power line from...

Expect power cuts - Nored

1 month - 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

1 month - 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

2 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

2 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

2 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...

Social impact assessment for Baynes incomplete

2 months ago - 06 December 2017 | Energy

OGONE TLHAGE A social impact assessment still needs to be completed before the governments of Namibia and Angola can go...

Power imports cost N$9b

3 months ago - 02 November 2017 | Energy

NamPower has paid over N$9 billion for electricity imported from elsewhere over the last five years.The country will remain a net importer until a base-load...

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Namcor to present revised fuel...

4 months ago - 19 October 2017 | Energy

The Namibia Petroleum Corporation has reworked elements of its business case to have 50% of its fuel import mandate reinstated.Speaking to Market Watch this week,...

Gas demand will surge

4 months ago - 19 October 2017 | Energy

STAFF REPORTERThe 19th ministerial meeting of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) convened in Moscow in Russia earlier this month, led by the forum chairman,...

Arandis Power remains patient

4 months ago - 18 October 2017 | Energy

Ogona Tlhage - Arandis Power might just be one of the most patient and persistent prospective power producers yet, having made multiple unsolicited offers to...

Lüderitz becomes wind farm mecca

4 months ago - 04 October 2017 | Energy

The construction of the five-megawatt, N$180-million Ombepo wind farm has sparked renewed interest in the southern coastal town of Lüderitz according to town CEO, Aunie...

High power tariffs questioned

5 months ago - 22 September 2017 | Energy

Residents of Otjiwarongo in the Otjozondjupa Region have called on the government to revisit its policies and laws regulating electricity tariffs.The Central North Regional Electricity...

Equatorial Guinea takes off with...

5 months ago - 20 September 2017 | Energy

The ministry of mines and hydrocarbons, representing the government of Equatorial Guinea, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government of Burkina Faso...

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