Energy

Group calls for reduced electricity tariffs

1 month - 11 August 2019 | Energy

Walvis Bay - Otis Finck Residents staged a peaceful protest against high electricity tariffs in Walvis Bay. The Walvis Bay Concerned Group (WBCG) organised the protest action. A group of 15 placard carrying...

Price of electricity remains unchanged

1 month - 06 August 2019 | Energy

Walvis Bay • Leandrea Louw Erongo RED announced that the electricity price will remain unchanged until next year July. According to the regional electricity distributor, farmers in the region will also see a reduction...

Oil refinery in the pipeline for harbour town ...

2 months ago - 07 July 2019 | Energy

Walvis Bay • Otis Finck Clasox Petroleum has applied to acquire 10 ha of land behind Dune 7 at Farm 58 for the construction of an oil refinery. The Namibian-registered company...

Residents urged to attend public meetings

3 months ago - 02 June 2019 | Energy

Walvis Bay - Leandrea Louw Erongo RED will host public meetings to discuss proposed electricity tariffs, ongoing projects and electricity related matters. The first meeting will be held on Monday (03 June) at 17:00...

Galp starts Namibia offshore seismic acquisition

7 months ago - 28 January 2019 | Energy

Galp, a publicly held, Portuguese-based energy company with an international presence, will start a 3D seismic campaign in Namibia’s Deepwater Offshore License PEL83 in the Orange basin on January 25. The area is located approximately...

Going solar at home: The basics

11 months ago - 01 October 2018 | Energy

Solar-powered homes were a rarity a decade ago, but increasing electricity costs and worries about climate change, have made them commonplace.So, why use solar panels?...

Erongo RED sheds light on tariff increases

1 year - 17 September 2018 | Energy

Otis Finck Erongo RED CEO Fessor Mbango rubbished claims that the regional power utility provider has increased electricity tariffs by 40%.He also expressed regret...

Mega power generation in the pipeline

1 year - 27 August 2018 | Energy

Frank Steffen The subcontinent’s power supply was one of the matters discussed during the recent Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit held in Windhoek,In...

Electricity supply: Liberalisation essential

1 year - 23 August 2018 | Energy

Otis Finck “The protection of territories by power utilities like NamPower and Erongo RED is a challenge,” Erongo governor Cleophas Mutjavikua told delegates at the...

REDs question NamPower partnership

1 year - 20 August 2018 | Energy

Otis FinckRegional electricity distributors (REDs) strongly believe that NamPower should focus on generation and transmission, and the REDs should focus on distribution. Fessor Mbango, the...

IPPs needed to boost energy supply

1 year - 20 August 2018 | Energy

Otis FinckThe electricity supply industry will have to evolve and change as a whole. Reforms should be continued with a view to encourage more private...

Electricity tariffs increase

1 year - 20 July 2018 | Energy

Otis FinckThe Erongo Regional Energy Distributor (Erongo RED) announced an average weighted tariff increase of 4% for the period July 2018 to June 2019. If...

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Electricity powers development

1 year - 03 May 2018 | Energy

Otis Finck - The World Energy Outlook 2014 factsheet published by the international agency related to Sub-Saharan Africa key projections to 2040, projects that by...

Ensuring affordable electrical supply

1 year - 13 April 2018 | Energy

Otis Finck Access to electricity remains a challenging issue and requires commitment and prioritisation by distributors to reach the goals of the Harambee...

Rural electrification prioritised

1 year - 29 March 2018 | Energy

Adolf KaureGreater urgency is needed in the provision of electricity to rural areas.So said the governor of the Erongo region, Cleophas Mutjavikua, at the opening...

Electricity generates growth

1 year - 29 March 2018 | Energy

Otis Finck Reliable and affordable electrical supply is a must for economic growth and social empowerment, says the mayor of Swakopmund, Pauline Nashilundo. Speaking at...

Paratus intake substation energised

1 year - 01 December 2017 | Energy

The construction of the Paratus intake substation which is regarded as the gateway for all electricity needs to the harbour town, forms part of the...

CHEC celebrates safety

2 years ago - 17 August 2017 | Energy

Leandrea LouwChina Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) celebrated 2 million man hours without injuries on Friday at the National Oil Storage Facilities project in Walvis Bay....

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