The Tsumkwe Energy solar/diesel hybrid system was inaugurated at a big media event in Tsumkwe on the 24th of January 2012. As the EU funding is coming to an end in February 2012, this marked the end of DRFN’s direct involvement in the management and monitoring of the system. Dr. Mary Seely (in the picture), representing the DRFN, gave a key note address at the event.
Discussions with EU, NamPower and Otjizondjupa Regional Council regarding sustainability of the plant and possibilities for DRFN to continue its involvement are still on-going.
To download the key note address given by Dr. Seely at the event, please click here.
To read an article about the event that was published in the Namibian newspaper, please click here.
To learn more about Tsumkwe Energy, please click here.