Tuesday, September 28, 2021
The Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo) of the Volta River Authority (VRA) has clamped down on some hospitality operators and landlords for engaging in illegal power connections in the Northern and Savannah Regions. The exercise, undertaken by a team of NEDCo staff, found a good number of power consumers in...
Having access to electric power supply is good for a normal way of life. However, having adequacy of reliable power supply guarantees socio-economic growth through sustained productivity and service delivery. Electricity according to Kumi (2017) plays a significant role in undertaking daily activities from cooking, lighting, heating to powering...
‘Sustainable Energy for All’ sets out clear, practical steps for African countries to recover better from COVID-19 and close energy access gaps As countries continue to rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic, a new guide by Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) shows how clean energy investment can support countries to ‘Recover...
…as it inaugurates community-based committees The Ghana Integrated Aluminum Development Corporation (GIADEC) is soon expected to conclude the process for selecting new strategic partners for bauxite mining in Kyebi, Awaso and Nyinahin, the Chief Executive of GIADEC, Michael Ansah, has said. This comes as the company has reached the final...
Government has assured that it will work to further reduce the cost of electricity in Ghana to help drive its industrialisation agenda in the private sector. Currently, Ghana has one of the highest per kilowatt cost of electricity to industry in the West African sub-region, even though government has reduced...
As developing countries embrace innovation that will guarantee faster solutions to energy challenges, GE Power and Marinus Energy has announced a pilot project to capture Isopentane gas and use it as a fuel source for generating electricity. The Atuabo Waste to Power Independent Power Project (“Atuabo”) will be the first TM2500 power plant in...
For the first time in the history of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), which is held annually in the American city of Houston, Ghana will have a Pavilion at the April 30 to May 3, 2018 event. This is according to the Commercial Section of the United States Embassy in...
The oil market appeared to have weathered the storm of the 2015 price collapse and had responded with considerable accomplishments. By November 2017, domestic crude oil production had recorded its highest level in U.S. history. International trade in crude oil and petroleum products was booming with exports of 6.6...
Eighty dormant Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) on the books of the National Petroleum Authority, will soon have their operating licenses revoked, NPA’s CEO, Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid has notified. Dr. Abdul-Hamid, who was addressing the board of Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs) as part of his familiarization visit to petroleum...
The Auditor General (AG) has indicated that the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is indebted to the Bui Power Authority (BPA) to the tune of US$386,878,949.46. The AG, in its latest report noted that monthly invoices to the ECG have not been settled within the required 60-days period, resulting in...
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