With over 15 years experience, EMCON is one of the leading transmission engineering and project/contract management firms in Namibia. Often as part of a turnkey consortium, our services include route survey and planning, tower design, conductor selection, tower spotting, staking tables, stringing and sagging charts, drum schedules, SIMM (Supply and Installation of Materials Manual) and O&M (Operation and Maintenance) documentation, and project and contract management.
We have executed over 2,000 km of overhead transmission lines in various countries in the SADC region, including over 300 km of the more than 1,000 km long Caprivi Link Interconnector 350 kV DC Line, connecting the power grids of Namibia, Zambia and South Africa. We have an internal Project and Programme Management Team that has extensive experience in the implementation of power line projects. Registered with the UK Association of Project Managers, our team is conversant with several international contract documents, including FIDIC and NEC3 suites.
Other Power Planning Services
EMCON has over 15 years experience in the valuation of electrical distribution and transmission system assets, asset surveying, data gathering and asset inventory creation.
EMCON conceptualised and developed the original Rural Electricity Distribution Master Plan for Namibia, taking an integrated approach to consider both grid and off-grid solutions for rural electrification.
EMCON offers general electrical engineering services to a wide range of clients, which include power utilities, supply authorities, government institutions, local authorities, developers, mines and other private corporate clients.
EMCON pioneered rural grid electrification in Namibia, developing an appropriate electrification concept as well as the associated technical standards, introducing prepayment metering to the country as part of the process.