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Namibia: Nored struggles with illegal connections and nonpayment

The Northern Regional Electricity Distributor (Nored) in Namibia is facing financial constraints as a result of illegal electricity connections and customers not honouring their monthly bills on time.
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Namibia and Germany to form hydrogen partnership

Germany and Namibia have signed a Joint Communique of Intent in Windhoek and Berlin to establish a partnership in the field of green hydrogen technology.

Electricity Control Board’s CEO Foibe Louise Namene has passed away

The Board of Directors of the Electricity Control Board (ECB) in Namibia and ECB management on Monday announced the sad and untimely death of Foibe Louise Namene, the Chief Executive Officer of the ECB.
GRTE Algeria

NamPower invites qualified EPC contractor firms to bid for tender

The Namibian Power Corporation (Pty) Ltd (NamPower), invites EPC firms to submit applications for the procurement of a contractor for the engineering, procurement and construction of the Omburu Battery Energy Storage System.
water and sanitation Africa

African Sanitation Policy Guidelines to streamline sanitation policies

The African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) has launched the African Sanitation Policy Guidelines (ASPG). The guidelines are to provide the steps towards developing a new policy or updating current sanitation policies and also provide an outline for what should be included in a comprehensive sanitation policy.
Eskom

NamPower tender: EPC contractor for the Anixas II Power Station

Namibia Power Corporation (NamPower) has launched procurement for an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor to build the 50MW Anixas II power plant in Walvis Bay.
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.
MoU agreement

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.

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