Species Conservation

NamPower/NNF Strategic Partnership

Newsletter 15 - Apr 2015

12 May 2015

 Inside this issue:

  • An historic visit to the Eskom-EWT Strategic Partnership in South Africa sincere thanks to our hosts.
  • World Migratory Bird Day on 9-10 May 2015 places the spotlight on ensuring that our energy is bird-friendly and sustainable, to promote the conservation of our migratory birds.
  • A deeper investigation of the potential electrocution impacts of transformer structures on smaller distribution lines.
  • New insights into the contribution of Sociable Weaver nests to power outages in the country.
  • Power line surveys have covered some 300 km during the past five months, recording 32 incidents at a rate of 0.1 incident per km. A number of incidental reports have also been received.