0
 

Southern Africa: Botswana tackles deficit, Namibia plans for future


Issue 294 - 13 Feb 2015
As energy imports dry up, Namibia is hopeful that short-term measures will help keep the lights on until the bigger Baynes and Kudu schemes can be realised. Botswana is having a harder time of it, with criticism of the government’s slow response to the looming supply crunch and a series of problems at the key Morupule B plant. The Gaborone government has maintained the subsidy paid to Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) in the 2015 budget, saying the continued underperformance of the electricity sector was a major concern.

Want to read more?

Medium article

£9

(Access to one African Energy article)

Subscribe to African Energy

View subscription options

Don't have an account?

Register for access to our free content

An account also allows you to view selected free articles, set up news alerts, search our African Energy Live Data power projects database and view project locations on our interactive map

Register