Thursday, July 29, 2021
The Chief Executive, Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, says one of his major priorities will be to ensure that the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) - regulator of the downstream petroleum sector - is financially viable. Speaking at the opening of a management retreat in Ada, Dr. Abdul-Hamid said the downstream sector is...
The founder and CEO of DLO Energy Resources Group, Linda Mabhena-Olagunju has expressed the urgency for Africa to embrace renewable energy power supply now. Renewable Energy, according to Linda offers Africa an opportunity to capture on its power deficit. “Solar energy is a clean source for producing power,” says Linda....
2021 power supply hinges more on thermal plants IES demands proper coordination to guarantee fuel supply The water level of Bui Power’s facility had dropped to its lowest at 166.83 metres above sea level (masl) by the end of May 2021, which is 1.17 metres below its minimum requirement...
Driving forward the energy transition in Ghana by implementing sustainable energy projects with high impact, lowering the electricity demand using LED lighting and increasing the supply of electricity using PV Solar: this is our goal. Dutch & Co. has been offering its clients and stakeholders sustainable energy solutions since 2011...
Lifting the ban on renewable energy Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) would be a major hurdle removed, to allow for the explosion of renewable energy projects and initiatives in Ghana, for purposes of de-carbonization, cost-efficient energy supply, and for economic recovery and growth post Covid-19. It would be recalled that government...
There are two recognized types of technologies for converting solar energy into electricity which are photovoltaic and concentrated solar power. Most energy supply facilities typically last several decades and technologies in these classes will dominate solar-powered generation between now and the future. Solar technology has come a long way in...
Of all the effects of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most significant, albeit mostly overlooked phenomena was the reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that followed the unfortunate lockdowns governments, the world over, had to introduce to curb the spread of the virus. Whilst this includes emissions...
Work has begun in earnest on a draft policy document aimed at providing the framework to guide the mass adoption of Electric Vehicles (EVs) in the country, with the presentation to be ready by the end of the year, Minister of Energy, Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has said. The draft policy,...
Organisers of the Ghana Energy Awards (GEA) has officially opened nominations for the 2021 edition, under the theme: “Digitalised energy sector: the key for a resilient economic future.” Launched in Accra, the 5th edition features 19 competitive categories: Energy Personality of the Year (male and female); Chief Executive of...
Ghana has made steady progress towards its nuclear energy generation as it has begun inviting proposals from potential vendor partners or countries interested in building the country’s first nuclear power plant. The Deputy Director of Renewable Energy at the Ministry of Energy, Ing Seth Agbeve Mahu who revealed this to...
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