Namibia has the potential to light up Southern Africa, given its strategic location and ambitious plan for private investments in the power generation sector, according to the Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein. The public sector alone cannot respond to the enormous investment needed to meet the growing demand for electricity in [...]
The “Concentrated Solar Power Technology Transfer for Electricity Generation” (CSP TT NAM) has supported Namibia to develop its capacity in CSP technology, through a facilitation of commercial solar thermal plant, which is regarded one of the cleaner and more mature technologies through south-south and north-south transfer opportunities. The project which [...]
Namibian power utility NamPower plans to build three new plants, its managing director said on Friday, to boost electricity security in the southwest African country. Namibia is a net importer of electricity with an installed capacity of 513.5 megawatts. The country is home to the Kudu Gas Fields, which [...]
NamPower has made significant progress with regard to the development of its biomass and concentrated solar power projects its managing director Simson Haulofu indicated this week at the Invest in Namibia International conference. “We have been looking at issues of biomass. We can generate quite a lot. Sixty megawatts (MW) [...]
Up to 70% of Namibia’s electricity demand is imported, mostly from South Africa and to a lesser extent form Zimbabwe and Zambia. NamPower, Namibia’s national power utility, is pursuing comprehensive energy provision and supply efficiency throughout Namibia. Concentrated solar power especially with storage, has been regarded as one of the [...]
1) Techno-economic Consultant to assist NamPower with the feasibility of CSP plants in NamPower. The funding for the Techno-economic Consultant will be financed by Sustainability 4All thought the EIB. The Procurement notice has been published on the EIB website and NamPower website. http://www.nampower.com.na/Tenders.aspx Short description of procurement notice: NamPower, [...]
Namibia Power Corporation (NamPower) tendered in November for a new impact assessment to build the country's first CSP plant which could see as much as 200 MW of capacity built on an unused coal plant site. According to the tender document, NamPower wants the new CSP plant's capacity to be between [...]
Following South Africa’s concentrated solar power (CSP) success, Namibian utility NamPower and the Ministry of Mines and Energy are working on a CSP plant of at least 50 MW.
The objective of procuring solar resource data is to serve the development of a Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) road map in Namibia.
Namibian utility NamPower is the implementing agent for the execution of a new feasibility study to establish a concentrated solar power (CSP) plant with storage in the country.
Namibia is preparing its first 50 MW concentrated solar power project and Botswana has too plans to include renewable energy amongst its energy portfolio.
NamPower is the implementing agent for the execution of the feasibility study to establish a CSP power station with storage ability in Namibia.
Concentrated solar power analysts have highlighted that Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe share common energy factors with South Africa.