Namibia's Economy Can't Grow In the Dark - Turn the Lights On!
"Without sufficient and affordable supply of electricity, crucial economic contributors, such as the mining sector, will not be able to operate optimally", writes Edgar Brandt for New Era. This as the country endeavours to produce 80% of its own electricity by 2022.
Global Organisations to Promote Energy Efficiency in SADC
Namibian, 20 May 2019
VARIOUS international organisations have vowed to assist the Southern African Development Community in promoting energy efficiency within the region. Read more »
Approved 2.5% Bulk Electricity Tariff Decrease Unlikely to Benefit Consumers
New Era, 7 May 2019
Following an application from the national power utility, NamPower, the Electricity Control Board (ECB) approved a 2.5 percent tariff decrease, translating into an effective bulk… Read more »
Cabinet Approves Revised Electricity Supply Model
Namibian, 24 April 2019
Cabinet has approved a revised single buyer market model for the supply of electricity, which allows more independent power producers to compete. This model will be implemented in… Read more »
Fitch Affirms Nampower Rating At BB+, Negative Outlook
Namibian, 4 April 2019
FITCH ratings agency has affirmed NamPower to BB+, also retaining its negative outlook. Read more »
New investments in coal-fired power infrastructure will hinder efforts towards a progressive, just, energy transition to renewable energy, writes Ahmed Mokgopo for Daily Maverick. Read more »
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