Energy

Power fears grow

4 weeks ago - 23 March 2018 | Energy

Arandis Power managing director Ezio Vernetti has urged NamPower to re-engage with his company as the “reserve bidder”, following the unceremonious canning of the N$5 billion Xaris project, which would have delivered a 250 megawatt...

Fuel facility 'too complex' for Namcor

1 month - 15 March 2018 | Energy

Mines and energy minister Tom Alweendo has confirmed that the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) and a strategic partner will jointly manage the country's multibillion-dollar bulk fuel storage facility in Walvis Bay. Speaking...

Angolan rains save Ruacana

1 month - 15 March 2018 | Energy

The good rains received in the Lubango area of Angola over the past few weeks have rescued the power-generating activities at the Ruacana hydropower station in northern Namibia.Ruacana, like many other parts of the north,...

Fuel storage scramble

1 month - 07 March 2018 | Energy

The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) is positive that it will be chosen to manage the strategic fuel-storage facility once it is completed, although talks with government are still ongoing. Namcor spokesperson Utaara...

Notable progress on SORED, says ECB

1 month - 01 March 2018 | Energy

Ogone Tlhage - The Electricity Control Board (ECB) is confident that a southern regional electricity distributor will be established within the current year. The establishment of the Southern Regional Electricity Distributor (SORED) builds on the...

Namcor advertises lubricant tender

1 month - 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...

Govt hikes fuel tax by 60%

2 months 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...

Mulunga returns to work, denies suspension

2 months ago - 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...

Government reluctance delays Kudu

2 months ago - 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...

Opuwo power outage frustrates community

3 months ago - 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...

Expect power cuts - Nored

3 months ago - 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

3 months ago - 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, ...

Energy

Namcor suspends Mulunga – report...

4 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

4 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...

4 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

5 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...

Petrol, diesel prices up again

5 months ago - 31 October 2017 | Energy

Fuel prices are going up at midnight tonight, the minister of mines and energy, Obeth Kandjoze, announced yesterday. Pump prices will increase by 40...

Namcor to present revised fuel...

6 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,...

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