How Can You Raise $1 Billion in Financing for Your Startup?

So you’ve started your business and now you’re urgently in need of $1 billion in financing for your business or project; then what do you do and where do you go to get it?

There are a few simple and easy steps on how to do it fast without breaking your back, which are;

  • “Personable” – use the social media to market yourself and by doing so, be sure to be real, be open, be smart.
  • “Brag branding” – use the social media to brag about your project but do so without spamming your audience.
  • “Value and excitement”- your project must offer value that can excite your potential investor’s appetite.
  • “Culture”- more and more people have money which they want to put it to work, but they will never fund you if they don’t know you, if they don’t trust you, and if they don’t have faith in you. This is where your personal characteristic comes in to play; which your past may define your present value but depends on how you present yourself, it may not hinder you realize future potential.

Simply by doing the above may help you attract potential financiers for your project; it’s always better when they come to you and offer to invest in your project, instead of you going to them.

We’re securing $1.7 billion for our 900 MW CCGT power plant as well as our other industrial projects within the Groot Group ecosystem and we have attracted some of the world’s largest and leading financial institutions and private super-net worth individuals.

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Sitentu Power Plant, the Solution for Namibia’s Electricity Shortage

We’re a consortium of companies, who have carefully appointed and specially selected the world’s most experienced and best team for the successful development and on-time commissioning of the largest power generation station in Namibia, Sitentu Power Plant, a 900 MW Combined-Cycle Turbine Power Plant (CCGT) which is upgradable to 4000 MW.

Sitentu Power Plant has been specifically and solely designed to efficiently supply a clean, safe, reliable and more cost-effective electricity to Namibia’s national electricity company (NamPower) for the  distribution to all of Namibia’s rural and urban areas.

For the first time in the history of Namibia, the country will no longer be a net-importer of electricity but it will produce its own electiricy for the domestic and regional consumption.

Sitentu Power Plant is a joint-venture project between Groot Group and SDS Group, both are Namibia-owned and based companies, who have carefully selected and appointed the best and most experienced engineering team and partners from around the world such as South Africa, UK, US, and Asia, for the development and engineering of the Sitentu Power Plant.

We are more excited and look forward to its completion and commissioning by mid 2015. Please visit the Sitentu Power Plant’s Facebook Page with live updates on the related news and information.

Groot Property Group (Pty) Ltd to Build 900 MW Gas-fired Power Plant in Namibia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WINDHOEK, Namibia – October 3, 2011  — /GPG/ — Groot Property Group (Pty) Ltd is developing a rapid industrial ecosystem in Namibia with more than 60 different projects which includes Groot Town Center (Groot), Wire and Cable Plant, Mini Steel Plant, Engineering College, Medical Center, and more related industrial projects that would enable a creation of more than 500,000 direct and indirect better paying and sustainable job opportunities in Namibia within 3 years.

Namibia currently consumes about 2.9 Terawatts (TW) per year, which equals to about 400 Megawatts (MW) per month. NamPower, a national power utility company of the Government of Namibia, currently generates about 35% or 1.2 TW of electricity from its Hydro Power Plant in Ruacana, Coal Plant in Windhoek, and Diesel Power Plant in Walvis Bay and imports about 65% or 1.4 TW of its electricity requirements from South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia and the DRC to power Namibia.

South Africa has been the primary source for electricity supply to Namibia since the beginning of time. However, about 15 years ago, it informed NamPower that by around 2013, it will no longer be able to supply electricity to Namibia. South Africa has since reduced its electricity supply to Namibia in 2011 and it only accounts for about 10%. Zimbabwe has also been supplying 150 MW of electricity to Namibia. However, it has informed NamPower years ago that by around 2013 it will also cut off its supply to Namibia.

“Recent regular power cuts in Windhoek have raised concerns of NamPower’s energy generation stability, given that South African national power utility, Eskom, is said to have again communicated its inability to supply Namibia with electricity during this winter”. (New Era Newspaper, July 4, 2011).

One of the projects that Groot Property Group (Pty) Ltd is developing as part of its ecosystem is Groot Power Plant, a 900 MW Combined-cycle Gas Turbine Power Plant (net) in South-west Namibia in order to help provide a cleaner, safer, reliable and more cost-effective electricity solution for Namibia. By developing this power plant, it will help meet Namibia’s energy need by supplying it to NamPower and export the difference of 727 MW to neighboring countries at a market prevailing price.

When the Company has implemented its full ecosystem within 5 years, the ecosystem by itself will consume about 400 MW of electricity a month, exactly the same amount as what Namibia currently consumes, making it the largest NamPower’s single customer.

“The wealth creation of a country is directly proportional to the country’s ability to produce and meet its electricity consumption need, and for the first time in the history of Namibia, the country will no longer be a net importer of electricity, but a producer and exporter of a cost effective, cleaner, safer, reliable, and environmental friendly power generation for the entire Namibia”. Says Simon Kapenda, VP Development Operations.

The total budget for the complete planning, development, engineering and construction of Groot Power Plant is about US$1.2 billion (N$9.4 billion). And the Company is raising the needed funds through a combination of debt and equity through a network of connected financial institutions including pre-selected commercial banks in Southern Africa such as Standard Bank. For the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction Management (EPCM) of Groot Power Plant, the Company has selected Aurecon Group Ltd as the EPCM Contractor.

“We seek to work and partner with anyone who can offer value-added proposition for the fast development and realization of the Groot Power Plant and the Groot ecosystem projects in order to help Namibia meet its National Development Plans and Vision 2030 within 5 years instead of 20 years.” Says Robbie Jena, VP, Groot Ecosystem Strategist and Scientist.

The preliminary technical planning and development for Groot Power Plant was started in July 2011 and the construction will begin within a few months. The Groot Power Plant is expected to be completed and ready for commercial operation by end of 2014 in order to help NamPower meet Namibia’s urgent electricity need.

About Groot Property Group (Pty) Ltd
Groot Property Group (Pty) Ltd is a premier rapid industrial development and foreign direct investment management company which focuses on implementing applied neuroeconomics and systems dynamic to efficiently explore, develop, and manage self-sustained ecosystems for the slow-developing and stagnant economies. Learn more about the Groot Power Plant at www.grootgroup.com/gpp.

Source: Groot Property Group (Pty) Ltd.
Web site: http://www.grootgroup.com/pressroom

Happy With the Development of Nigeria’s World’s Largest Gas-Fired Power Plant

I’m happy with the process for the development of the Nigerian 4000MW Gas Fired Power Plant. It’s Africa’s largest power plant development, estimated to cost about US$10 billion for its successful development and is expected to power up to 5 million homes.

The development of this project is being embraced by more and more Nigerians living in the US and those back home in Nigeria. And, if you didn’t know, these countries (Nigeria, Ghana, etc) have some of the most educated and successful nationals living overseas (US, UK, etc). Imagine, when they combine their knowledge and resources to help industrialize develop their economies. This project is using that synergy.

The difference between this Nigerian project and the Namibian ecosystem development is that; more and more Nigerians in the US, whom we have met and spoke to at different fair, seminars, and workshops; they are dying to have this project successfully done and completed the soonest. They are embracing it and are doing everything they can to help make it happen; faster.

Whereas in Namibia, some (those who are well-placed) are simply standing on the side line, waiting for us to fail with the development of the Groot ecosystem, so they can laugh at us and say; you see, I told you, it won’t work. But little they know, they are simply standing on the tree-branch while cutting themselves off. Because, if the Groot ecosystem doesn’t live up to its hype, then it’s you, the Namibians, who will still be living like you have been living; living paycheck to paycheck; struggling to pay your bills, at the same time, you must support your entire family who always depend on you for your support, each end of the month, you must divide up your paycheck to help support your parents, siblings, and relatives.

But, if you step up and say, guys, what can I do to help make this Groot project a big success faster, then once we all do it, then we all benefit from it.

Every Namibian will directly benefit from the development of the Groot project. Either you stand on the sideline or you join us and help us make it happen faster, you can only do this for yourself. Because in the end, you will reap the fruits of getting a better paying job opportunity as well have a more industrialized economy, to help realize Vision 2030 faster.

More than 87% of the Namibians are prayfully waiting and hoping for the Groot ecosystem, because they know that this is the ultimate solution to help put them to full employment; more than 54% of Namibians are currently unemployed, and those who are employed, their salaries can nearly meet their cost of living, most of them are living paycheck to paycheck; having a hard time meeting their monthly living expenses; for them as well as for their individual family members and relatives.

As I travel around the world, making connections, getting engineers and financing for the Groot development, I’d appreciate it more, if more and more Namibians are joining forces to help us make this happen fast.

We, at Groot Group, we can’t do this alone; we need each and everyone’s help and support. I’m currently in the US, and next week, I must be in Denmark, then later in Singapore, before I come to South Africa. All, meeting with engineers and contracting companies for the development of the Groot ecosystem.

And, personally, it’s not easy, and it’s certainly not fun at all. To some may sound fun and exciting; traveling and etc., but it’s no fun. It’s tiring, exhaustive, and sickening at times. I’m just looking for more people in Namibia, especially our government, to get more involved, and help make this project happen faster.

Why is My Current Trip to North America and Europe an Urgent Matter?

The following is an update report for our Groot ecosystem development in Namibia.

I arrived in the US on Wednesday this week, but next week Wednesday, I will fly to Denmark before I return to Namibia by next weekend.

The purpose for my trip this time to the US and Denmark is to meet with engineers for the development of our 900 MW Gas Power Plant (Groot Power Plant).

Why is it urgent for the development of this mega Power Plant project in Namibia? I will explain this far below later.

What we are doing now at Groot Property Group is that we are busy registering a new company, that will be called “Groot Power Plant (Pty) Ltd”. This is the company that will develop and operate the Groot Power Plant project. In this new company, we (Groot Property Group (Pty) Ltd), will not be the majority shareholder; in fact, we want and plan to give 15% of equity in this new company to NamPower, 15% of equity to the Ministry of Mines and Energy, 15% of equity to another Namibian government-owned entity, and 10% to a Namibia based and Namibia owned private company, which we have not yet identified, but only the one that wants to partner and work with us for this power project development.

We will only own 30% of equity of Groot Power Plant (Pty) Ltd, and the other 15% of equity will be reserved for a financing partner, which may be Standard Bank which has indicated an interest in this Power Plant or any other investment entities which may be interested in being part of the development of this urgently needed power plant.

We are doing this because we want this Groot Power Plant to be a Namibia majority-owned entity to provide a safer, reliable, environmental friendly (no or less emission of CO2), cleaner, adequate, and cost effective electricity generation solution for Namibia.

This is a US$1.2 billion development project and we envision it to be completed and be operational by the end of 2014 so that starting 2015, Namibia will no longer in need of importing electricity from its neighboring countries.

Hence my current trip to the US and Denmark, is to meet with engineers; the company that will actually do the work; plan, develop, design, and construct this Power Plant is from Denmark, not an American based company. Only Robbie Jena, our Chief Strategist and Architect of our Groot ecosystem, who by the way was born in India but like me, has studied and makes the US his current home, is the brain behind this mega Power plant. He’s specialist in power plant systems development and high critical engineering and technology solutions. Robbie is accredited for architecting the Chinese economy, it’s him who taught the Chinese critical manufacturing and engineering conceptualizations in the early 1980s which after they have implemented his solutions, China has been growing a double digit, making it the world’s largest economy by 2016. And we are honored to have Robbie as part of our team at Groot Property Group.

Furthermore, because this is a natural gas diesel fired power generation station, it needs high level technology and equipment that will come from the US, China, Germany and Japan in order to make it the best performing and more efficient power generation station in Namibia.

Why the urgency need for the development of this mega Power Plant for Namibia?

“Recent regular power cuts in Windhoek have raised concerns of NamPower’s energy generation stability, given that South African national power utility, Eskom, is said to have again communicated its inability to supply Namibia with electricity during this winter” (New Era Newspaper, July 4, 2011).

Namibia, with a population of slightly more than 2.2 million, has a dire need of electricity supply; hence the development of a reliable, clean, safe and adequate electricity generation plant to power the entire urban and rural areas in Namibia is regarded by some of the Namibian government officials as a matter of national security urgency.

The Country currently consumes about 2.9 Terawatts (TW) per year, which equals to about 400 Megawatts (MW) per month. Namibia Power Corporation (Pty) Ltd (NamPower), a national power utility company of Namibia, currently generates about 35% or 1.2 TW of electricity from its Hydro Power Plant in Ruacana, Coal Plant in Windhoek, and Diesel Power Plant in Walvis Bay and imports about 65% or 1.4 TW of its electricity requirements from South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia and the DRC for distribution in Namibia.

South Africa has been the primary source for electricity generation for Namibia since the beginning of time. However, about 15 years ago, it informed NamPower that by around 2013, it will no longer be able to supply electricity to Namibia. South Africa has since reduced its electricity supply to Namibia in 2011 and it only accounts for 10%. Zimbabwe has also been supplying 150 MW of electricity to Namibia. However, it has informed NamPower about 10 years ago that by around 2013 it will also cut off its supply to Namibia.

In mid-November 2010, His Excellency President Pohamba and his counterparts from Zambia and Botswana inaugurated the Caprivi Link Interconnector, an N$2.4 billion (US$348 million) electricity line financed by NamPower to supply 300 MW with a capacity of 600 MW of electricity to Namibia, Zambia and Angola. But, that’s not sufficient because it’s shared among the three countries and it may experience frequent congestion depending on which country’s heavy usage at any given time.

Groot Property Group (Pty) Ltd (GPG), a Namibia-based premier rapid industrial development and foreign direct investment management company, focuses on implementing applied neuroeconomics and systems dynamic to efficiently explore, develop, and manage self-sustained ecosystems for the slow-developing and stagnant economies in selected developing countries.

Its prime focus is to explore, develop, and manage upscale multifarious rapid industrial ecosystems specifically designed to help improve and fast-track the reduction of poverty and unemployment, address income inequalities, increase economic outputs, improve the quality of life, and strengthen the performance, growth and development of national economies.

GPG is developing a rapid industrial ecosystem with more than 60 different projects which includes Groot Town Center, Wire and Cable Plant, Mini Steel Plant, Engineering College, and more related industrial projects that would enable us to realize our goals for our ecosystem development in Namibia.

One of these projects is a 900 MW Gas fired Power Plant (Groot Power Plant) to provide a cleaner, safer, reliable and more cost-effective electricity supply for the entire urban and rural areas in Namibia. By developing this Power Plant, it will be able to meet Namibia’s electricity needs by supplying it to NamPower at may be N$0.38 per KWh and export the difference of 727 MW to the neighboring countries at a market prevailing price of around N$0.42 per KWh.

When Groot Property Group has implemented its full Groot ecosystem within 5 years, the ecosystem by itself will consume 400 MW of electricity a month, exactly the same amount as what Namibia currently consumes, making it the largest NamPower’s single customer.

This is a development project for Namibia, to be majority-owned by the Namibians. This Groot Power Plant is not a project funded or owned by American based or owned companies. And we are developing this Power Plant to help make Namibia to be no longer a net-importer of electricity but to be self-sufficient in electricity generation and production for the first time in the history of our beloved Namibia.

I appreciate you reading this far and please feel free to post your comment thereto or contact us with any comments, feedback or questions. This is our latest update for our effort to help rapidly develop our beloved country, Namibia.

NamPower’s Sole Mandate to the Kudu Gas Field is Not Good for Namibia?

Today this morning, I have an important meeting with the British, and then later with our lawyers. Here is the pressing problem; perhaps for more than 13 years now, NamPower has been sitting around trying to develop a gas-fired electric generation station in Southern Namibia, and because of that, it has a pending Agreement with the developers of the Kudu gas field, which this field is not yet operational, because there’s no downstream customer for it.

But because of NamPower’s pending Agreement with them, it gives NamPower a sole and anti-competitive mandate that prevents other companies from having access to the Kudu gas field.

And here is a more issue. The Kudu gas field has more than 3 billion cubic feet of natural gas, or may be up to 13 billion, enough to easily provide efficient, safer and reliable natural gas for electricity production for Namibia for the next 30 years.

But NamPower has been sitting on this mandate for all these years, and when a Company like ours is coming in wanting to develop a larger power generation station that can be ready for operational by December 2014, and provide efficient, cost-effective, safer, and reliable electricity for the entire Namibia, then the developers of the Kudu gas field cannot look at signing another Agreement with another downstream customer like us because of the Agreement that NamPower has pending, unsigned, with them.

What we want is for NamPower to step back, and let us in, so they can simply focus on electricity transmission and distribution to Namibia and we do the work; produce electricity for NamPower. We have the money (financiers) and technical know-how, which NamPower doesn’t have yet, and we can develop this 900 MW gas fired Power generation sooner than what it has taken NamPower to do, more than 13 years now.

Also, there’s a land that we want in Uubvlei in Oranjemund for the development of this Power Station. This land has been allocated for the development of a power station, but again NamPower is just sitting on it, and no one else can have access to it.

This land is near the Kudu gas field and it’s economical viable for us to have this land for the development of our power plant. It costs more than US$1 million per Kilometer to build a gas pipe from the Kudu gas field which is about 170 Kilometers in the Atlantic ocean.

If we get a land in let’s say, Rosh Pinah for our power plant, Rosh Pinah is nearly 200 Kilometers to the Kudu gas field, so it will cost us more than US$200 million just to build a gas pipe, and by building this gas pipe from far away, it may not be safe to have a gas pipe laying stretching across the country, anything can happen to it.

My meeting with the British today this morning is to discuss about our need for them to disregard NamPower’s pending Agreement and consider signing with us. Also, my meeting with our lawyers today, and yes, we have some of the best lawyers in the country, is for them to review all these issues; the NamPower’s pending agreement with the developers of the Kudu gas field and the land in Uubvlei.

And if it comes to that point, we may have to go to court for these two issues.

The Kudu gas field is and has been un-operational. It does not currently produce natural gas. It is just laying there, from the beginning of time, the natural gas is just there, and here, Namibians don’t have adequate and cheaper electricity. We continue importing from elsewhere, when we have the gas laying around there doing nothing.

The developers of the Kudu gas field will not start to develop it until they have at least a guaranteed downstream agreement for the next 25 – 30 years. That means, if they sign an Agreement with us, it will take them at least 2 years to make the Kudu gas operational to supply us with a natural gas for our planned and ready for development 900 MW gas fired Power Plant.

You have seen NamPower’s electricity saving TV commercial in recent days. It is their plan to have that “sharing plan”, that during the peak zone, you should unplug your electric appliances and sometimes, your electricity may be turned off during non-peak hours to save electricity.

The NamPower Coal Plant in Northern Industrial costs more than N$1 million a day to run it. The NamPower hydro power plant in Ruacana, hydro electricity is one of the most expensive form of electricity generation. And, NamPower is not a profitable company in electricity, it doesn’t earn profit from its electricity business. Per each unit it imports, it loses nearly N$0.02.

Our plan is to develop this 900 MW gas fired electricity generation that will be more than enough for NamPower to supply reliable electricity to Namibia enough to power the whole of Namibia for the next 30 years and may be help make NamPower a profitable company.

All I want is for NamPower to step back from the development of their long-planned and waited 800 MW gas fired power plant, and let us do it. They have been trying to do this for more than 13 years now, and to date, they are far from getting it started.

We are ready, our engineers are ready and our financiers are ready, to develop and build this power generation and have it operational by December 2014, and that will make Namibia become self sufficient and never import electricity from anywhere else, ever.

The Development of the 900 MWe Gas Power Plant By Groot Property Group in Namibia is a Matter of National Urgency

Since the very beginning, Namibia has always relied on electricity supply from South Africa and in recent years, from Zimbabwe, with Zimbabwe supplying about 150 MWe to Namibia, and the rest from South Africa.

In 2010, the Caprivi Interlink Connector was inaugurated to supply 300 MWe to Namibia but it’s shared among Zambia and Botswana. Yes, it has a capacity to supply up to 600 MWe to the three mentioned countries. However, sometimes it may experience congestion in signal flow due to heavy use by any country with the most demand at any given moment.

A few years ago, Zimbabwe informed Namibia that it would no longer be able to supply electricity to Namibia as from sometimes in 2013, same with South Africa. And with the recent Japanese Nuclear Power Plant disaster, many countries have started looking at other options of electricity generation as alternatives to Nuclear Power Plants, with Germany stated that it would phase out its Nuclear Power Plants within 7 years and rely on renewable energy.

France which relies on generating its power supply nearly 70% from its Nuclear Power Plant Generation has also stated that it will look at other options of renewable energy. The Obama Administration has authorized about US$50 billion in studying new technologies for cleaner, low cost and more efficient form of energy, and India as well as many other European countries are following the same step.

South Africa, during the recent Japanese Nuclear Power Plant disaster, had sent delegates to DRC to look at possibly importing electricity from DRC as an alternative should it shuts down its Cape Town Nuclear Power Plant. And if that happens, Namibia will be in the dark; no electricity.

My many meetings with NamPower Senior Executives as well as with Electricity Control Board, it doesn’t seem as if NamPower has an immediate solution to solve Namibia’s urgent electricity need. Their planned Gas Power Plant may be 6 years away from being developed and operational.

But, as we all know it, in Namibia, nearly 88% of the rural areas don’t have electricity. It costs about N$40,000 per each rural area homestead to pay for the NamPower’s Transformer in order for NamPower to connect electricity to the rural homestead, and then the homestead must keep up with the high monthly cost for the electricity. Hence more and more rural homes in Namibia have no electricity.

For the urban areas in Namibia, for those with postpaid electric meters, not prepaid, in their homes, the minimum fee charged per each month by NamPower is N$200 per each account whether one uses the electricity or not. These are the facts for electricity consumption in Namibia.

Yes, the wealth creation of any nation is directly proportional to the country’s ability to produce its own electricity. And Namibia, in 2009, it consumed only 3.2 TWe compare to other countries with almost similar population and industry composite sector such as Slovenia which consumed more than 13 TWe; and this gives us a clear level indication of productivity in Namibia; which in this case is at minimal.

We, at Groot Property Group, plan to develop, design and build a 900 MWe of Gas Fired Power Plant in the South of Namibia near the Kudu Gas field, and we rely on getting the Natural Gas to fire-power this Power Plant from the Kudu Field. And if for any reason that the Kudu Field will be unable to supply the needed Natural Gas for our planned Gas Power Plant, then we will seek to import it from Ghana and Nigeria using whatever methods that will work best.

Our Groot Town Center Ecosystem when fully implemented within 3 years will need 400 MWe, while at the same time, Namibia consumes the same amount of 400 MWe. Hence our plan to develop the stated 900 MWe Gas Power Plant is not just needed in Namibia but it’s a national urgency that must be looked at with great interest and consideration by the Office of the President of Namibia, as a matter of urgency. And we hope and look forward to working and partnering with NamPower as the distributor of the electricity from our planned Gas Power Plant.

Natural Gas is the second cheapest form of generating electricity, followed by Coal, but Coal is the dirtiest and most pollutant compound to the environment, and it’s the most riskiest in mining; more and more miners die each year from Coal mining. Most countries who use Coal to power their electricity production have more money to clean up some of the CO2 that’s generated by the Coal Power Plant.

Other technologies such as GeoThermal, Wind, Hydro, Solar PVC, etc, are too expensive compare to Natural gas, and Namibia is endowed with plenty of Natural Gas at the Kudu Gas field, enough to power Namibia for the next 100 years.

For our planned 900 MWe Gas Power Plant, we have compiled the best team in the world to help us design, develop and build it and be ready for operational within 18 months at the cost of about US$900 million. Our team and partners for our planned 900 MWe Gas Power Plant are up of Russians, Americans, and Japanese. And on Monday, June 13, 2011, I’m traveling to Germany to meet up with an engineering firm which is specialized in designing, engineering, and building Power Plants. This is the firm that we have asked to design, engineer, develop and build our 900 MWe Gas Power Plant.

Once we have this Power Plant operational within 18 months, in early 2013, it would enable Namibia, for the first time in the history of Namibia, to produce our own electricity for our own consumption. And when that happens, it should at least reduce electricity cost in Namibia possibly by as much as 40%, since by importing electricity from Zimbabwe and South Africa, we end up paying perhaps high costs and import fees and then may be pass these costs to the Namibian people.

For financing, we have put a great team of investors in the US who are interested in financing this Power Plant, however, Standard Bank has also indicated with great interest in financing part, if not all, for the development of this Power Plant.

We plan to build this Gas Power Plant in the South of Namibia, near the Kudu Gas field, where we have identified a land suitable for the development of this Power Plant.

On Monday, June 13, 2011, a few of our team members and I plan on traveling to Germany to meet with the officials at the above stated engineering firm to discuss and negotiate our need for their engineering and services to design, develop, and build our 900 MWe Gas Power Plant.

I hope the Namibian government will ask some of their executives to accompany us to Germany, on this historic and urgently important trip for the above stated reason, only going to stay for 2 days, leaving on Monday, June 13, 2011 and returning to Namibia on Thursday, June 16, 2011. I also hope that some of the Namibian people would accompany us to Windhoek International Airport to wish us a safe and pleasant journey to Germany.

Our Sole Purpose

The development of this Gas Power Plant is for the best interest of Namibia, our country, our government, for our people, so that Namibia will become self-sufficient in producing our own electricity, using our own God-given natural resources.

In addition, more than 500 Namibians will be employed for the construction of this Gas Power Plant with about 50 Namibians will be permanently employed at the said Gas Power Plant. Other economic effects include the transfer of knowledge, skills and technology to the Namibians as a result of developing and producing our own electricity.

I hope, as you’ve read this far, that you would please shows us your continued support for our endearing effort, and please pray for us and our trip, as we make this historic and much and urgently needed development, to make this development happen fast to forever benefit our country, and all the people of Namibia, and our economy.