Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Parliament must consider legislation that would prevent guarantees of loans advanced to state-owned enterprises in the energy sector by government, Emmanuel Akrong - a credit consultant, has advocated. The proposal, Mr. Akrong argues, will ensure the banking sector lends to only creditworthy institutions. According to Emmanuel Akrong, over the years, banks...
The outbreak of Covid-19 was initially perceived as mere speculation in the outside world apart from Wuhan in China. People from other parts of the world by December 2019 thought that happenings in Wuhan could be contained and dealt with. Little did they know that Covid-19 would be knocking at...
A self-styled contractor of the Electricity Company of Ghana working around Oyarifa-Teiman in the Greater Accra Region is, in connivance with some opinion leaders of the area, charging residents between GH¢370 and GH¢490 under the pretext of providing them with ECG meters. The said contractor, whose name the B&FT could...
Daystar Power, the leading provider of solar power solutions to West Africa’s industrial manufacturers, announced that it has installed a 1.6 MW solar plant for Ghandour Cosmetic to power its operations with solar energy. It is the largest solar installation for a cosmetics company in Ghana. The company is the...
To keep the momentum for full scale industrialisation, it is necessary for the country to utilise a more reliable and affordable power generation as baseload to support value addition to the several natural alternative energy resources, Director, Executive Office, Bui Power Authority (BPA), Wisdom Ahiataku-Togobo, has said. Mr. Ahiataku-Togobo said...
Chief Executive of the Ghana Grid Company, Jonathan Amoako-Baah, says a collective global approach to tackling the coronavirus pandemic is what will help the world win the fight. COVID-19 cases continue to escalate across the world and Africa, while the death toll shows no sign of easing any time soon....
Axcon Energy Limited has kicked off construction of Appolonia City’s first solar power plant,  which will bring 5MW of renewable energy to homeowners and businesses within Greater Accra’s new city. The solar plant, located in Appolonia Industrial Park, provides additional capacity to Appolonia City’s dedicated power substation. “The new solar plant...
The Volta River Authority (VRA) has successfully turned around the company’s fortunes after six years of recording losses, as it made profit of GH¢112.76million in 2021 - with management poised to keep up the momentum. This is the second year running that the Authority, the country’s largest power producer, has...
Despite legitimate concerns about pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, coal will continue to be significant in the future, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has said. It urges “greater efforts…by government and industry to embrace less polluting and more efficient technologies to ensure that coal becomes a much cleaner source of...
Zen Petroleum Limited has presented items worth GH¢50,000 to the Effia-Nkwanta Regional Hospital at Sekondi to support health workers in their fight against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The items are 100 boxes of nose masks, 400 boxes of examination gloves, 30 (5-litre) gallons of sanitisers, 200 (ml) of sanitiser, six...
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