CEO of 3SIL commends gov't on renewable energy

The Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Security Systems International Limited (3SiL) Mr. Ofori Boateng has lauded plans outlined by government in the 2017 budget statement towards the development of renewable energy.    Government has initiated plans to increase access to lighting in deprived ... — Read More

No load shedding as Ghana Gas shutsdown – VRA, GRIDCo & ECG

Power providers [Volta River Authority(VRA), GRIDCo and the Electricity Company of Ghana(ECG)] in the country have, rejected suggestions, that the planned shutdown of the Ghana Gas Company will result in power crises which wil lead to load shedding.According to the VRA, ... — Read More

Total Ghana is certified with ISO 9001:2015

SGS, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and Certification Company awarded Total Petroleum Ghana Ltd. with the ISO 9001:2015 certification on Friday, December 23, 2016.  After a successful transition audit by SGS in the areas of procurement, storage, marketing and delivery ... — Read More

Russian atomic energy firm to deploy innovation processes

Rosatom, Russian state atomic energy corporation, through its key engineering division ASE Group of Companies has signed a three-year agreement with Dassault Systèmes, the world leader in 3D design software.The agreement is expected to allow Multi-D systems to be deployed across ... — Read More

VRA pursues private hands for non-core businesses

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has set in motion a restructuring process, which will see it cede its non-core businesses to private investors, two years after the idea was initially advanced.Delineation of the non-core businesses is meant to ensure a more ... — Read More

ECG loses 14% of revenue to illegal connections

The Director of the Ashanti Region’s Strategic Unit of the ECG, Ing. Joseph Amachi, has disclosed that illegal power connections by post-paid meter subscribers in the region costs the company about 14 percent of its revenue annually.He, however, declined to give ... — Read More

Daily oil production projected to reach 240,000 barrels

Mr. Michael Aryeetey, Chief Operating Officer of Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Exploration and Production Company Limited (Explorco) has projected that the country’s daily oil production is expected to reach 240,000 barrels by 2020 as this will be attained when the ... — Read More

ECG plans dumsor-free polls, X’mas

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) says it will soon announce measures that will ensure that the intermittent power cuts that consumers have been faced with will not spillover to the crucial December 7 polls. Power consumers in some parts of the ... — Read More

ECG interlocutory injunction case dismissed

An Accra High Court presided over by Justice Norvice Aryene, has thrown out an inan interlocutory injunction application filed against the government and the the Millennium Development Authority(MiDA) over plans to cede part of the operation of Electricity Company of Ghana ... — Read More

ERERA to sanitize electricity pricing

The ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) is preparing to launch a Regional Electricity Market Rules and the West Africa Power Pool (WAPP)?Operations Manual that would guide market participants, as well as a tariff methodology that will determine the cost of ... — Read More

More from thebftonline