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Namibia: NamPower looks to secure supply with imports, renewables

South African utility Eskom has signed a five-year deal to supply 200MW to Namibia Power Corporation (NamPower). Eskom told African Energy the 200MW would be supplied on a firm basis, with additional capacity supplied as required a day ahead. South Africa has traditionally been a major exporter of power to Namibia and, although the latter is expected to boost its generation with 70MW of solar and wind power by mid-2017, demand still vastly outstrips supply.

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