Energy

Lüderitz becomes wind farm mecca

1 week 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 Gideon. She said that although there had always been interest...

High power tariffs questioned

3 weeks 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 Distributor (Cenored) increased its electricity tariffs by more than 6%...

Equatorial Guinea takes off with LNG

3 weeks 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 to supply the West African country with LNG and build...

Eskom sets eyes on region

1 month - 11 September 2017 | Energy

The Southern Africa Power Pool (SAPP) is expecting growth in regional electricity trade in 2017 after a return to surplus power generation capacity across southern Africa, led by South Africa's State-owned utility Eskom. Nevertheless, the...

Kudu project forging ahead

1 month - 01 September 2017 | Energy

The N$14.4 billion Kudu gas project will continue as planned through a partnership between National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor), NamPower and BW Offshore. NamPower and Namcor are major project partners and have expressed their...

Ruacana shortcut to benefit the north

1 month - 31 August 2017 | Energy

NamPower is constructing a direct transmission line from the Ruacana hydropower station into the northern regions.Despite the regions' proximity to the hydropower station, they are...

Northern fuel shortage addressed

2 months ago - 24 July 2017 | Energy

The mines and energy minister, Obeth Kandjoze, has commended Engen for the N$62 million fuel depot it has established at Ondangwa, which is expected to...

Eskom denies it is 'broke'

2 months ago - 21 July 2017 | Energy

If all goes according to plan Eskom has a bright future ahead, its executives said on Wednesday during the release of its financial results. Unfortunately...

Shell to drill for oil, gas

2 months ago - 20 July 2017 | Energy

The public has until 4 August to comment on an environmental report on the intended commencement with deep-water exploration well drilling by Shell Namibia Upstream...

EU gives N$7m for promotion of renewable energy

3 months ago - 14 July 2017 | Energy

The European Union (EU) has awarded N$7 million to the Namibia Red Cross Society (NRCS) to promote renewable energy in Namibia. The NRCS, in partnership...

Au Revoir, nuclear power

3 months ago - 12 July 2017 | Energy

France's new environment minister said on Monday that nearly a third of the country's nuclear reactors could be shut under plans to scale back the...

Fuel price drops

3 months ago - 30 June 2017 | Energy

There is good news for cash-strapped consumers. The mines and energy ministry has announced a 50c decrease in the price of both a litre of...

Energy

Erongo RED to the rescue

4 months ago - 12 June 2017 | Energy

Keetmanshoop is preparing for life after the Southern Electricity Company (SELCo) as 20 June 2017 draws nearer and nearer, with talks surfacing that Erongo RED...

ECB preparing for change

4 months ago - 06 June 2017 | Energy

The Electricity Control Board (ECB) has started an alignment process to ensure that once the Namibia Energy Regulatory Authority Bill is passed, the regulator is...

Domestic fuel prices unchanged

4 months ago - 06 June 2017 | Energy

Petrol heads will have little to worry about this month with the announcement that fuel prices are expected to remain unchanged for the month of...

Become energy savvy

4 months ago - 06 June 2017 | Energy

With winter upon us, electricity consumption is expected to increase significantly with the risk of higher bills at the end of the month.Though it may...

Southern, central REDs in 2018...

4 months 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...

Zambia pioneers power tech

4 months 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...

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