Southern Africa: SADC Energy Ministerial Task Force On Implementation of Power Sector Projects

source: allAfrica
Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (Harare)

PRESS RELEASE
21 February 2008
Posted to the web 3 March 2008

Gaborone

The SADC Energy Ministerial Task Force (EMTF) on Implementation of Power Sector Programmes convened an emergency meeting at Boipuso Hall in Gaborone, Botswana on the 21st February 2008. In the absence of the Chairperson of SADC EMTF, the Minister of Mines and Energy of the Republic of Namibia, Mr. Erikki Nghimtina, the meeting was Chaired by Honourable Michael Nyambuya, Minister of Energy and Power Development of the Republic of Zimbabwe and opened by Honourable P. H. K. Kedikilwe, Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Botswana. The Executive Secretary of SADC, H.E. Dr. Tomaz Salomao also gave brief remarks on the status of the power supply situation in the SADC region.

The Ministerial Task Force meeting was preceded by preparatory meetings of the members of the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP), the Regional Electricity Regulators Association (RERA) and other parties on [continue reading]



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