Community 2 Shell service station goes solar

Vivo Energy Ghana, Shell licencee, has reopened its second solar-powered Shell service station in Community 2 at Tema.

The station is the second after Airport City Shell to be powered by solar energy to reduce the company’s carbon footprint and ensure energy efficiency in its operations.

In an interview the Managing Director of Vivo Energy Ghana, Mr. Ben Hassan Ouattara, said the initiative is in line with Sustainable Development Goals 7 and 13 and the company is committed to developing a number of solutions to reduce energy usage and impact on the environment.

“We work hard, in partnership with Shell, to develop more efficient products that reduce our impact on the environment. Our Shell FuelSave improves combustion, boosts efficiency and saves fuel. Shell lubricants, 5W30 and 5W40, are also made from base oil created from natural gas with virtually none of the impurities found in crude oil,” he said.

Reopening the station, Mr. Ouattara said the new Community 2 Shell service station, which models the company’s growth and modernisation plan, has a two-pump island canopy with a modern lube bay, semi-automatic car-wash and a tyre centre.

Additionally, the station has the new shop format welcome to provide a warm, delightful and modern shopping experience to its customers. It also has the welcome bakery, under management of Bakeshop Classics, to provide customers with quick breakfasts, snacks and other exciting products.

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Mr. Ouattara reaffirmed Vivo Energy’s commitment to constantly providing an exceptional retail experience at Shell service stations, reaching more people with better products and services.

The Chief Inspector, Director, IM and HSSE at the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Mrs. Esther Anku, commended Vivo Energy Ghana for setting and maintaining high standards in the industry, which are evident in its operations.

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