ECB electricity tariff

ECB approves 2.92% bulk electricity tariff increase effective 1 July

The Electricity Control Board in Namibia has approved the tariff application made by NamPower and will increase bulk electricity tariffs by 2.92% effective on the 1st of July 2021.

Botswana, Namibia and the US sign MOI for mega solar project

Botswana, Namibia and the US concluded and signed a historic memorandum of intent (MOI) to create a Mega Solar project that will span the two southern African countries.
Old Mutual

Old Mutual raises its stake in Namibia’s renewable energy market

The 5MW plant commenced commercial operations in 2017, and supplies power to NamPower under a long-term power purchase agreement as part of the Renewable Energy Feed-In Tariff (REFIT) programme.

Shoprite expands its rooftop and refrigeration solar PV project

The Shoprite Group now generates enough electricity to power over 1,100 households (12,300MWh of electricity) a year from solar energy.
regulatory authority

Electricity Regulatory Index report for Africa says Uganda is best

Uganda once against leads the African Development Bank’s annual Electricity Regulatory Index Report.
Ghana wind plans

New analysis shows onshore wind energy potential can power Africa

Developing Africa’s huge onshore wind energy potential can boost its transition to affordable and reliable clean energy.
Tanzania: AfDB aided project improves access to water and sanitation

Namibia aims for 100% water access by 2030, acquires AfDB support

Namibia has set out plans for the production and transfer of water resources to improve access to potable water and for agricultural and industrial use.
wind farms

Two wind farms totalling 90MW are set to be built in...

NamPower has announced plans to build two wind farms near the coast in the Tsau//Khaeb (Sperrgebiet) national park, southwest of the country.

Mergence Namibia takes majority of share solar plant

Mergence Unlisted Investment Managers (Namibia) has bought a majority stake in the 6MWp Momentous Solar One solar energy plant, located near Keetmanshoop.

Fuel stations installing rooftop solar gains traction

Solar photovoltaic (PV) installations are achieving significant electricity cost savings for fuel service stations across Namibia and South Africa.

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