TH!NK Namibia News

Latest news around our projects...

New regional centre set to drive renewable energy efforts

PREN-Regional-Cantre
Read more here: https://www.namibian.com.na/72575/read/New-regional-centre-set-to-drive-renewable-energy-efforts
  68 Hits
68 Hits

Sustainable Living Is Possible

Nature-is-Home
There is a great African proverb that we live by at Nature is Home Namibia, it states, “There is no division between nature and humanity”. Nature is Home Namibia is a project that aims to produce eco-products and promote a nature loving society. We currently make and sell reusable shopping bags. It is important to live sustainably and in harmony with...
Continue reading
  72 Hits
72 Hits

E-Bikes – an innovative combination of mobility and sustainability

E-Bikes
Recent efforts to increase the use of renewable energy sources have been driven by the following interrelated needs: to improve energy security and diversify energy sources, encourage sustainable economic development and protect the environment from the impacts of fossil fuel use. According to International Energy Agency (IEA), these motivations led to a step change in the development and deployment of a...
Continue reading
  98 Hits
98 Hits

Learning how to cook on solar in five days

Solar-Cooking-Blog
Solar Cooking and Sustainable Living Workshop. “During the week, one of the most important lessons was that a lot of things can be reused, instead of throwing them away. With an old drum, big nails, wire and pliers, one can build a fuel-efficient stove, that can replace cooking on open fires. With a bucket, a tap, a shower rose and some...
Continue reading
  84 Hits
84 Hits

Youth embrace sustainable energy

Solar-Cooking-Blog-03
The Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) through its Promoting Renewable Energies in Namibia (PREN) project in partnership with the Namib Desert Environmental Education Trust (NaDEET) and National Youth Council of Namibia (NYC) recently held a solar cooking and sustainable living workshop. The workshop took place at the NaDEET Centre in the NamibRand Nature Reserve in the Namib Desert. Read more here: https://zone.my.na/news/youth-embrace-sustainable-energy-2018-09-11/
  79 Hits
79 Hits

Solar cooking impresses workshop participants

Solar-Cooking-Blog-02
The objective of the workshop was to transfer practical knowledge of solar cooking and sustainable living through experimental methods. Read more here: https://www.namibian.com.na/71047/read/Solar-cooking-impresses-workshop-participants
  78 Hits
78 Hits

Are Solar Panels the New Trend?

Solar-the-new-way
There has been a recent rise in energy costs and according to the Electricity Control Board a tariff increase of 5%, translating to an effective bulk tariff increase from N$1,61 per kilowatt-hour to N$1,69 per kilowatt-hour for the financial year 2018/19. On that same note, petrol and diesel prices has increased to an effective 60 cents per litre in June. The new pump...
Continue reading
  71 Hits
71 Hits

Lights on at two Ohangwena Combined Schools through HSF’s PREN PROJECT

School01
Ohangwena Region, 19 June 2018: While there are still 71 schools unelectrified in the Ohangwena region, pupils and teachers of the Omuuni and the Ondjabayonghalu Combined Schools have good reason to smile after having been equipped with a 3kW Solar PV Systems. Through the Promoting Renewable Energy in Namibia (PREN) Project of the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) Namibia two systems were...
Continue reading
  198 Hits
198 Hits

The Paris Agreement On Climate Change: The Essentials You Need To Know

Paris-Agreement
Climate change is a global challenge that does not respect national borders. It is an issue that requires solutions that need to be coordinated at the international level and it requires international cooperation to help developing countries move toward a low-carbon economy. To address climate change, countries adopted the Paris agreement at the COP21 in Paris on 12 December 2015 and...
Continue reading
  82 Hits
82 Hits

From The Land Of The Brave To The Land Of Energy Production

Renewable-Energy01
Over the next 30 years Namibia’s population is set to almost double, and like the rest of the world, more and more people will be living in urban areas or cities (worldpopulationreview.com). This means that more people will be using electricity and the demand for energy will increase dramatically. In 2017, an incredible 50% of the population did not have access...
Continue reading
  69 Hits
69 Hits

By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://www.thinknamibia.org.na/