World bank country director charged engineers to institute sanction regime against miscreants

 The Country Director of the World Bank, Dr. Henry G. R. Kerali has called on Civil Engineers in the country to institute sanctions regimes for Engineers and contractors whose actions lead to poor infrastructure delivery.Mr. Kerali made this call when he ... — Read More

Solar street lights will save economy US$46million annually

Energy shortage is perhaps the biggest threat to Ghana’s economic growth. For the year 2016, the total electricity requirement of the country was projected as 18,185-18,737 GWh, with VALCO, the country’s aluminium smelter, operating at most two potlines, to raise economic ... — Read More

Siemens commit to assisting nation meet expanding energy needs

A global technology leader in electrification, Siemens, has reiterated its commitment to assisting Ghana in meeting the country's expanding energy needs.Andreas Pistauer, Executive Vice President, Power and Gas Africa Siemens, said power generations was one of the fundamentals of economic growth."Every ... — Read More

Agyarko calms investors nerves on maritime dispute

Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, has assured investors in the oil and gas sector to remain hopeful and positive that the current maritime boundary dispute between Ghana and Ivory will go to Ghana's favour.Speaking at a programme held in Accra to celebrate ... — Read More

Gender Mainstreaming in the Energy Sector

PRESS RELEASEAccra, 19th June 2017: The Local Content Unit in the Petroleum Directorate of the Ministry of Energy will be visiting 12 Senior High Schools (SHS) in the Western, Central and Volta Regions from today, June 19, 2017 to sensitize students ... — Read More

ACF announces five energy projects for 2017

Access Power, a developer, owner and operator of power projects in emerging markets in partnership with EREN Renewable Energy a global independent power producer has announced  the five shortlisted candidates of the 2017 Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) competition, the third edition ... — Read More

Osafo Maafo stokes power subsidy debate

Senior Minister, Yaw Osafo Maafo, has opposed the idea of totally abolishing subsidy on electricity supply, arguing that various situations may necessitate the subsidizing of power to a segment of consumers.Speaking at the just-ended two-day Ghana Energy Summit, Ing. Osafo Maafo ... — Read More

We cannot publish tariff formula online – PURC

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has said it cannot directly publish online its formula for determining electricity tariffs, because the final billing of consumers entails other factors which the it has no control over.The utilities regulator said it has no ... — Read More

Renewable energy projects ‘violating people’s rights’

The rush to develop renewable energy projects is leading to violations of human and land rights, a former UN Human Rights Commissioner has warned.Speaking at the Commonwealth’s Regenerative Development to Reverse Climate Change (RDRCC) conference in London, Mary Robinson cautioned: “It’s ... — Read More

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