Energy

Oil refinery in the pipeline for harbour town ...

1 week 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

1 month - 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

5 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

9 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? Simply, to reduce your carbon footprint and save an average...

Erongo RED sheds light on tariff increases

9 months ago - 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 for the inconvenience customers may have experienced as a result...

Mega power generation in the pipeline

10 months ago - 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

10 months ago - 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

10 months ago - 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

10 months ago - 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

11 months ago - 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...

Energy think tank meets

1 year - 03 May 2018 | Energy

Otis Finck - The second meeting of the Technical Steering Committee of the Project on Enhancement of a Sustainable Regional Energy Market in the Eastern...

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...

Energy

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

1 year - 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....

Minister of mines visits electricity...

1 year - 17 August 2017 | Energy

Jessica BotesThe minister of mines and energy (MME), Mr Obeth Kandjoze, together with his delegation, is visiting various electricity sites in the Erongo region this...

Erongo RED tariff increases discussed...

2 years ago - 06 July 2017 | Energy

Otis Finck Residents of the Erongo region will most likely have to fork out 10% more each month for their electricity bills. This follows...

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