Energy

Northern fuel shortage addressed

3 weeks 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 solve the fuel shortage that is usually experienced in the...

Eskom denies it is 'broke'

3 weeks 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 hidden in the financial statements a tale emerged that questioned...

Shell to drill for oil, gas

4 weeks 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 B.V. in its petroleum exploration licence (PEL) 39 (Block 2913A...

EU gives N$7m for promotion of renewable energy

1 month - 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 with the Spanish Red Cross, will implement the project titled...

Au Revoir, nuclear power

1 month - 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 amount of electricity produced from atomic power.In 2015, the previous...

Fuel price drops

1 month - 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...

OPEC faces new threat

2 months ago - 14 June 2017 | Energy

A 10% decline in oil prices since late May could push traders to keep crude in storage, looking to sell down the line when forward...

Erongo RED to the rescue

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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...

Energy

CLARIFICATION

3 months ago - 15 May 2017 | Energy

In our 11 May 2017 edition, we published an article headlined 'Angolan fuel worrisome'. The article was about a complaint by the Association of Service...

Electricity goes up 8%

3 months ago - 10 May 2017 | Energy

The Electricity Control Board has approved an 8% increase in the cost of electricity, translating to an effective bulk tariff increase from N$1.49 to N$1.61...

Nampower gets 8% more

3 months ago - 09 May 2017 | Energy

The Electricity Control Board has approved an increase of 8% in the price of electricity delivered by NamPower to its clients, both bulk and private....

SA's nuke deal with Russia...

3 months ago - 27 April 2017 | Energy

It's back to the drawing board for government, which has received a bloody nose in the Western Cape High Court where its nuclear procurement processes...

No fuel price change

4 months ago - 03 April 2017 | Energy

Drivers can rejoice in the fact that they will not have to fork out a cent more for petrol or diesel this month.“The Ministry of...

No fuel price change

4 months ago - 02 April 2017 | Energy

Drivers can rejoice in the fact that they will not have to fork out a cent more for petrol or diesel this month.“The Ministry of...

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