On Friday, 27 June 2014, the Chief Executive Officer of Erongo RED Robert Kahimise announced a 10.2% tariff increase for electricity for the period of 1 July 2014 to 31 July 2015. In his address at the press conference, Kahimise stressed that Namibia, as a country does not trade in isolation, but trades in the global business community. “We should be mindful that any global economic shift will have an impact on our economy as well as our business; for
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On Thursday, 10 April 2014, Erongo RED reached another milestone by launching the Call Centre as part of company’s drive to become a customer focused and enhance communication with customers. The new call centre is first of its kind in the electricity supply industry in Namibia. Erongo RED’s Chief Executive Officer, Robert Kahimise at the launch of the Call Centre In his briefing to the media, the Chief Executive Officer of Erongo RED, Robert Kahimise said that
On the 10th of February 2014, Erongo RED was awarded the Silver Arrow Award in the category Electrical Contractor Suppliers from Professional Management Review Africa (PMR.africa) for its contribution to economic growth and development of Namibia. PMR.africa awards are accorded on the basis of reviews from industry equals and business leaders. It is a great honor to receive such an accolade and shows the companies strides in being an industry player. Erongo RED would like to take this opportunity and
Erongo RED reached another milestone on Friday, 20 December 2013 when 165 houses in Omkhaindare suburb in Uis were electrified for the first time in over 30 years. The electrification of these houses is part of the company’s new vision to provide electricity to all by 2020. The Uis project was initially scheduled to be completed early next year. However, Erongo RED decided to fast track the project so that it can be completed before the festive season. Over 250
The board, teachers, learners and parents of Kuisebmond Primary School welcomed the donation of trophies and medals to the tune of N$3000.00 at their annual prize giving ceremony held on Thursday, 10th October 2013 at the Kuisebmond Community Hall .The ceremony which attracted various local sponsors, the Inspector of Education, Ms. Monica Gaoses and the Junior Major of Walvis bay, Mr. Feris placed a smile on most learners and parents as around 80 achievers were rewarded for their hard work that evening.
Over 50 prospective suppliers and upcoming entrepreneurs from Erongo region and from as far as Otjiwarongo attended Erongo RED’s first ever procurement information session which was held on Friday, 08 May 2015 at its Head Office in Walvis Bay. The purpose of the information session was to educate and inform the public especially the ones in the business sector about the company’s procurement policies and procedures. Information presented include among others, sourcing of quotations, purchase orders, tender procedures, SME and
Erongo RED scooped PMR Diamond Arrow Awards in Electrical Contractor Supplier category at the PMR Africa Awards ceremony held in Windhoek on 16 February 2015. These awards are given to companies and institutions that are performing in their sector to stimulate the economic growth and development in the country. According to the Chief Executive Officer of PMR Africa, Johan Hattingh, the purpose of the PMR Africa award is to profile Namibia as a growth point and potential investment area for
On Tuesday, 30 April 2015 Erongo RED and NamPower held a joined press briefing to inform the media and the public at large on the progress made on the Walvis Bay bulk upgrade project that commenced in 2013. Speaking at this joint press conference, the Erongo RED’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Robert Kahimise highlighted that the Walvis Bay Bulk Upgrade project is so far the biggest project with significant capital injection that Erongo RED has undertaken and he further assured