On Friday, 13 July 2018, the Erongo Regional Electricity Distributor Pty (Ltd), which is commonly known as Erongo RED announced an average 4% tariff increase for the 2018/2019 financial. Speaking at the Press conference, the Chief Executive Officer of Erongo RED, Mr. Fessor Mbango said that the 4% average increase is a weighted average of different tariff categories. “The new tariffs will apply to all customer categories in the Erongo region except for some mining companies that are directly
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The Association of Electricity Distributors Undertakings Namibia (AEDU Namibia) held its 9th conference on Thursday, 15th March 2018. The AEDU is an association of electricity distributors and other institutions that have a direct interest in the electricity supply industry in Namibia. The one-day conference was attended by various stakeholders from the electricity sector in the country. Amongst the topics discussed was the security of supply, energy storage, smart distribution, smart metering, industry performance, new trends, new technology and security of
The construction of the modern customer care office in Omaruru is progressing well. This is a multi-office building and is scheduled to be completed by June 2018. The office building, which has excellent access from the main road, will strengthen Erongo RED’s frontage in a strategically significant area once completed. Once completed, the new office will consist of a customer care centre, cashier points and credit control. Particular attention has been paid to the design and construction of the
On Wednesday, 14 March 2018, SARPA Namibia Branch held its first branch meeting in Namibia. SARPA was founded in 1997 in South Africa and its mandate is to promote the exchange of information and finding of solutions in protecting the income and assets of utilities against pilfering, misapplication and misappropriation. The re-launching of the SARPA Branch in Namibia is really a milestone. SARPA Namibia members are made up of electricity utilities, municipalities, contractors and consultants involved in the field
On Wednesday, 14 March 2018, Erongo RED inaugurated its revamped Head office in Walvis Bay. The modern office in the heart of Walvis Bay’ CBD, will service business and residential customers. The entire project amounted to N$31 million and it was completed in two phases. The first phase consisted of the ground floor whilst the second phase consisted of the first floor and additions to the existing building. The building was inaugurated by the Minister of Mines and Energy, Honourable
On Wednesday, 13th of September 2017, Erongo RED committed N$1.5 Million over a period of three (3) years towards the Swakopmund International Trade Expo, commonly known as SWAITEX. Handing over the first cheque of N$500 000 at a press conference organised by the Swakopmund NCCI Branch at the Dome in Swakopmund, was Erongo RED’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Fessor Mbango. “Erongo RED is excited to be part of this initiative as a main-sponsor because we believe in advancing and harnessing