Monthly Archives: April 2014

Launch of ‘My Green Home’ Challenge in SA

Today the Ngewana family launched their public journey of greening their home and lifestyle. Bulelwa Ngewana, the Mother of the family says: “We’ve always had good intentions, but haven’t been sure about where to start. So we’re taking on the … Continue reading

Regional News

Arandis Power committed to construct a 120 Megawatt (MW) hybrid power plant

Arandis Power is committed to construct a 120 Megawatt (MW) power plant, an additional substation, and short power lines to be donated to Nampower after the project has been commisioned. Construction will commence as soon as an amended Environmental Impact … Continue reading

Local News

College teams meet for Sustainable Home Design Challenge

Twenty-eight teams from U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities will converge on the Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo., this weekend to present their zero-energy ready home designs to panels of industry experts as part of … Continue reading

Global News

Austria should implement more energy efficiency measures

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has praised Austria for its balanced focus on security of supply, energy efficiency and renewable energy sources in a review of the country’s energy policies, but says that more could be done Austria’s decarbonisation drive … Continue reading

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Google and SunPower team for residential solar initiative

Both companies are investing in the program, with Google committing up to $100 million and SunPower committing approximately $150 million. Thousands of homeowners are expected to finance solar power systems through SunPower solar leases as a result of this program, … Continue reading

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Namibia to face 100 MW electricity deficit by 2015

WINDHOEK – Namibia could be facing a 100 megawatts’ (MW) electricity deficit by 2015, the chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economics, Natural Resources and Public Administration said. MP Ben Amadhila made these remarks during the official opening ceremony … Continue reading

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Parliament to host renewable energy conference

WINDHOEK – The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economics, Natural Resources and Public Administration is to host a two-day conference on renewable energy sources in Namibia, it announced yesterday. The two-day conference would take place in Windhoek in the National Assembly … Continue reading

Events, Local News

As costs fall, the importance of solar power to senior executives is rising

The economics of solar power are improving. It is a far more cost-competitive power source today than it was in the mid-2000s, when installations and manufacturing were taking off, subsidies were generous, and investors were piling in. Consumption continued rising … Continue reading

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