Monday, September 26, 2022
In recent months, several regions of the world have experienced extreme weather conditions; this ranges from floods in China, Europe and India to smoke from wildfires in Serbia that reached the North Pole for the first time in history. Similarly, in Greece and Turkey, the impact of wildfire has...
President of the African Electrotechnical and Standardisation Commission (AFSEC), Bernard Modey, has called for a regional electricity market for member-countries. He explained that the role of electricity in industrialisation and improvement in the delivery of various services that will ultimately improve the standards of living of members cannot be overemphasised. “We...
According to the World Bank, Russia holds the world's largest natural gas reserves, the second largest coal reserves, and the eighth largest oil reserves. Over the past years, Russia has expressed heightened interest in exploring and producing oil and gas in Africa. Emboldened African leaders and industry executives have...
In this age of life-threatening energy crises the world over, environmental degradation, depletion of the ozone layer, and the attendant threat to human existence, it is just apt that greater human resources and energies are invested comprehensively in a concerted effort to save mankind. It is therefore commendable that...
Winners of the ‘Green Innovation Competition’, second and third editions respectively, have expressed their overwhelming experience with the exposure to agribusiness opportunities and innovative ideas received from the visit to Israel as part of the prize package. According to the 2020 and 2021 winners, the visit to Peres Centre for...
Environmental tariffs may be humanity’s last hope for mitigating climate change, which is on course to become increasingly devastating if we do not curb our greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions. The most straightforward way to confront this unprecedented global threat is through a multilateral agreement that locks in a ‘green transition’ in...
with support from Apple, Amazon, Meta, and others. On March 9, 2022, the Philippines signed the Clean Energy Demand Initiative (CEDI) letter of intent with leading global multinational corporations including RIFE International, Akamai, Amazon, Apple, Ikea, Iron Mountain, Lady Lawyer Foundation, Lululemon, Meta, Ralph Lauren, REI, and WeWork during...
as PURC readies to announce new rates Any significant utility tariffs hike could erode efforts to boost local businesses’ competitiveness and recovery from the economic crisis, says the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) and Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI). The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has...
The West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited (WAPCo), operator of the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) has celebrated its 10th anniversary of commercial operations in Ghana. WAPCo was founded as a joint venture between public and private sector companies from Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Ghana to transport natural gas in...
Having been thrust to the front lines of a climate crisis we did not cause, Africans have long urged rich countries to wean themselves off fossil fuels and slash their greenhouse-gas emissions. But, instead of heeding our calls, the rich have remained addicted to oil and gas – much...
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