PROJECT NAME: FIRM (ANIXAS II) POWER STATION

LOCATION: Walvis Bay, Namibia

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:
The project entails a 50MW power plant utilising either Internal Combustion Reciprocating Engine (ICRE) or Gas Turbine (GT) technology with liquid fuel (LFO/HFO) or LNG/CNG as fuel options. The power station will be owned and operated by NamPower, and its purpose will be to ensure that dispatchable power is available to cater for emergency power to the Namibian grid during times of shortage within the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) and to help minimise or avoid load-shedding. This power station could also be dispatched to cater for Renewable Energies intermittency events and thereby indirectly support Namibia‚Äôs commitments to increase their share of renewable energy.

TOTAL INVESTMENT: 
N$ 1.2 billion (US$ 86 million).

IMPLEMENTATION PERIOD: 
Project completion for the power station is planned for February 2022.

CONTACT DETAILS:
Dr. Grant Muller
Head Generation Projects
Tel: +264 61 205 2393
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Joe Mukena
Senior Manager : Strategic Finance
Tel : +264 61 2052752
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