Energy

Namibia still imports too much electricity

1 month - 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

7 months ago - 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

9 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 1995, SADC created the so-called Southern African Power Pool (SAPP),...

IPPs needed to boost energy supply

10 months ago - 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 minister of mines and energy, Tom Alweendo.“In light of Namibia’s...

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, renewable source that uses the energy from the sun to...

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...