NamPower Logo
NamPower Logo
Ruacana-Kunene Riverflow

14.35 m³/sec


Quick Links

External Links

NamPower News
  • Power Outage in Oshana and Ohangwena Regions

    ... read more Date: 21 Dec 2016
  • Media release - Power outage 28 June 2016

    ... read more Date: 28 Jun 2016
  • NAMPOWER RESPONSE ON ARTICLES PUBLSHED IN THE REPUBLIKEIN OF 11 APRIL 2016 AND THE CONFIDÈNTE OF 14 APRIL 2016

    ... read more Date: 18 Apr 2016
  • Acting MD Communique Appointment of New Acting Managing Director

    ... read more Date: 16 Oct 2015
  • Power Outage in the Central, Northern and Coastal areas of the country

    ... read more Date: 08 Oct 2015
  • Power Supply Constraints - 21 March 2015

    ... read more Date: 22 May 2015
  • Managing Director Media Briefing - April 2015

    ... read more Date: 13 Apr 2015
  • Net Metering Connections

    ... read more Date: 09 Mar 2015
  • Progress of NamPower Projects

    ... read more Date: 09 Mar 2015
  • Usib Concentrator Photovoltaic Demonstration Plant

    ... read more Date: 09 Mar 2015
  • Recently, as part of an annual Surplus Sales Agreement NamPower has in place with both Eskom and the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC), NamPower was in the fortunate position to assist the two utilities when much needed power was requested from them.

    ... read more Date: 22 Jan 2015

Generation

You are here: Home STCS Generation

Refurbish Van Eck Thermal Power Station

The Van Eck Power Station has been out of service since 2012 for rehabilitation to extend its life span by 10 years. The first unit is expected to be commissioned by end of May 2014, with the last unit expected for commissioning by end of August 2014. This will result in a much more reliable power station, meeting its original design output of 120MW and a guaranteed base-load output of at least 90MW. The project will cost approximately N$330 million.

Replace runner on Unit 1,2,3 - Ruacana Hydro Power Station

With the investment of approximately N$ 55 million which includes the replacement of the turbine runners and major parts as well as refurbishing of some turbine component have various contributing factors. The newly designed runners will improve the current turbine efficiency levels from 81 to 94 percent and increase the maximum output with 15 MW from the current 322 MW to 347 MW. With improved efficiency more output will be realised at the Ruacana power station with less water. The installation of the first runner is expected to start the second week in May 2014, with the last runner to be commissioned by February 2015. During this project period Ruacana will only have 3 units available for Generation which means once a unit has been taken out of service all project works on that unit must be completed before the next unit is taken out again.

© 2017 NamPower - All rights reserved.