Dassebre courts African regional support for space-engineering

The Chancellor of the All Nation's University and Omanhene of New Juaben Traditional Area, Daasebre Prof. (Emeritus) Oti Boateng, has tasked African leadership to draw inspiration from Ghana's space engineering success to become active players in space technology.He underscored the fact ... — Read More

Electricity for all to end…as MCC wants expansion halted under compact

The country’s desire to ensure universal electricity access by 2020 is likely to suffer a severe blow when ECG goes under private care, as the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) wants further power expansion projects halted.A feasibility study conducted by the MCC, ... — Read More

Lack of strong institutions contribute to challenges in Energy sector

The lack of strong institutions in the energy sector has contributed to challenges currently being experienced in the sector, the Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) has said.The Executive Director of ACEP, Mr. Ben Boakye said, it is important for measures ... — Read More

NPA to launch petroleum safety campaign

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is to embark on a National Petroleum Safety Campaign to engage all stakeholders in the petroleum downstream industry and the general public on the collective responsibility of safety.Dubbed “People Safety First”, the goal of the campaign ... — Read More

Gov’t will reform power sector- Boakye Agyarko

Mr Boakye Agyarko, the Minister of Energy on Wednesday reiterated Government’s commitment to reform the country’s power sector to meet the exponential demands of industry, businesses and households.He said there had been attempts by the successive governments to bring the needed ... — Read More

PUWU unhappy over exclusion in MCA renegotiation

The Public Utilities Workers Union (PUWU) has expressed their displeasure at the government for going ahead to renegotiate the new terms for the second compact of the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) without first consulting them.According to the PUWU, consulting them could ... — Read More

Power deals must not sink our fortunes –Akufo-Addo

The country has “not fared well” in electricity deals it has signed with private sector entities, President Nana Akufo-Addo has said, pledging to reverse the situation and ensure that the country is not shortchanged in such agreements.It should be possible for ... — Read More

US welcomes renegotiation of MCA compact II

The United States of America (USA) has no objection to the renegotiation of the Millennium Challenge Account Compact II once the intended review seeks to enhance the operations Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Robert Porter Jackson, US Ambassador to Ghana, has ... — Read More

Gov’t begins renegotiation of MCA Compact II – Dr. Bawumia

The government has reached an agreement with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to review the second compact that involves giving out the Electricity Company of Ghana on concession.The new arrangement, thebftonline.com understands, would now see more local companies participating in the ... — Read More

We don't foresee tariff reduction – ACEP

The African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has rejected any possible reduction in tariffs due to the reduction in cost of producing power by Independent Power Producers (IPP) in Ghana.According to ACEP, merely reducing the cost of power with the IPP’s ... — Read More

PUWU prompts gov’t to dialogue on Compact II

The Public Utility Workers Union of the Trades Union Congress (PUWU) is calling on government as a matter of urgency, to expedite the proposed dialogue with key stakeholders on privatisation of ECG as promised by President Nana Akufo-Addo.The PUWU believes such ... — Read More

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