Energy

The near future of renewables

1 week ago - 15 January 2020 | Energy

By 2024, almost 33% of the world’s electricity is forecast to come from renewables, with solar photovoltaic (PV) accounting for almost 60% (or at least 697 gigawatts) of expected growth, according to Renewables 2019, a...

Join the talk on energy transition

1 week ago - 14 January 2020 | Energy

If you are a journalist and have always wanted to report on the global energy transition, now is your chance!The Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) Media Fellowship gives journalists from all over the world an...

Going green – cheaper options for your home

1 week ago - 13 January 2020 | Energy

The term “green” is not a new concept within the property market; however, with electricity pricing pressure, more and more buyers are considering energy efficiency as an important factor when searching for the ideal property....

Namibia still imports too much electricity

8 months ago - 19 May 2019 | Energy

Windhoek • Ellanie SmitNamibia is aiming to generate 80% of its electricity locally within the next four years, which will assist in sustaining the growing mining sector. Without the sufficient and affordable supply of electricity,...

Firing up the biomass sector

1 year - 05 November 2018 | Energy

Turning the challenge of encroacher bush into an opportunity requires innovation and partnership. In a joint effort to showcase current solutions, the Namibia Biomass Industry Group (N-BiG) recently organised a demonstration day for the public...

Mega power 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...

IPPs needed to boost energy supply

1 year - 20 August 2018 | Energy

Otis FinckThe electricity supply industry will have to evolve, while reforms should be continued to encourage more private sector investment in power generation, says the...

Solar power at your fingertips

1 year - 01 March 2018 | Energy

Solar energy is the energy we get from the sun. The sun has been producing energy for billions of years. It is a completely free,...

Power to be reckoned with

1 year - 22 February 2018 | Energy

As part of their environmentally focused strategy, the Cymot branch in Tal Street now boasts 175KW of solar panels, bringing the group’s total solar generation...