Monday, September 26, 2022
Ghana saw the birth of an independent Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) when the Nuclear Regulatory Authority Act, 2015 Act 895 was passed in August 2015. This was followed by the transfer of some Staff of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission to the Authority to form its nucleus on January 11,...
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has officially launched its National Petroleum Safety Campaign to raise awareness on adherence to safety protocols in the petroleum downstream sector, under the theme ‘People Safety First’. Speaking at the launch, Chief Executive of the NPA Alhassan Tampuli said since April this year, the authority...
Losses in power distribution could rise exponentially from the estimated GH¢1.3billion a year if urgent steps are not taken to address challenges with the Self-Help Electrification Programme (SHEP) - a community-driven electrification mechanism introduced in 1989, an Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) report has warned. The report, ‘The prevalence...
Let’s begin our discussions by emphasizing that solar power (SP), wind power (WP) and nuclear power (NP), the three options for power production, which have been at the centre of our discussions, together with hydropower, (HP), are clean and low-carbon energy sources for the anticipated world without fossil fuels....
…supports 117 Project Affected Persons with fishponds The Bui Power Authority (BPA) has supplied 39 fishing ponds to 117 people whose livelihoods were earlier affected due to construction of the Bui Hydroelectric Project. The 117 people were in 39 groups and opted for a Fish Raising module under the Authority’s...
Contrary to speculations in the public sphere that the 400MW Bui power plant has been a ‘white elephant’, its management argues that it has been “a very profitable investment,” whilst delivering critical support to power stability. At a press briefing on Monday, management of the plant said since 2014, a...
The Institute of Energy Security (IES) is projecting a rise in price of Gasoline (Petrol) ranging from 5% to 9% over current price with some form of stability in the prices of Gasoil (Diesel) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) beginning June 2022. The 5.49 and 4.13 percentage drops in the...
… Providing vital power infrastructure to meet dev.’s needs Very few people across the world expected to begin the year 2020 locked up in their homes, and faced with restrictions on some of their social freedoms. While many heard the news about the soaring coronavirus infections in China in December...
Natural gas transporter West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo) has doubled its capacity from an initial 70mmscf per day to 140mmscf per day. According to management, the infrastructural expansion works - which cost some US$3.5million - will enable the company to transport higher volumes of natural gas to VRA, aside...
...as it kicks against plans to turn Ghana Gas into aggregator It is high time Ghana stopped the continuous political experimentation with gas resources, the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has said - insisting that government halts the proposed plan to make Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) a gas...
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