Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Multiple award-winning Ghanaian engineer, Justice Ohene-Akoto, has been appointed as a Board Member, Future Energy Leaders (FEL) programme at the World Energy Council. The appointment comes after his acceptance into the global Future Energy Leaders Programme at the Council over a year ago. In all, there were four new entrants...
General Electric (GE) plans to make major job cuts in its U.S. wind operations and will consider its other markets too as windfarms are proving to be a major expense in the wake of Covid and the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Continued supply chain disruption and the high cost...
Nominations for the 2022 Ghana Energy Awards (GEA) will come to a close after today, October 18, following a 90-day window which begun on July 14. GEA’22 is under the theme, “Global decarbonisation: a just and equitable energy transition in Ghana” and will feature 23 categories in all, including competitive...
The Volta River Authority (VRA) has installed two ultra-modern 3D mammogram machines for its health facilities in Akosombo and Accra. The gesture, championed by the VRA Ladies‘ Association, forms part of the Authority’s resolve in the fight against breast cancer in the month of October, which is dedicated worldwide as breast...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has inaugurated a 330KV Kumasi – Bolgatanga transmission line; a Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) project at Anwomaso in the Ashanti Region. The project was funded by a French Development Agency (AFD) facility of US$174million and a European Union grant of €5million dedicated to the project’s...
The shift from fossil fuels to clean renewable energy as the global energy transition’s cornerstone has been at the top of government policy discussions across Africa and the world, with developed countries investing massively in renewable energy as part of efforts by their respective governments’ energy security and climate action...
Vivo Energy Ghana has launched a campaign dubbed: ‘Stop, Think & Drive’ to further improve safety on roads. The campaign seeks to improve road safety consciousness among high-risk commercial drivers and motorcyclist which will, in turn, provide enhanced and safer transport services to commuters. It is expected to reach about 1,500...
Of all of the optimistic futuristic dreams, a world of clean, renewable energy to combat climate change is perhaps the closest to realisation, thanks to the growing acceptance of and demand for renewable energy (RE). Not so long ago, the energy transition was an idealistic concept driven largely by researchers...
In order to guarantee a more sustainable way of reducing losses and enhancing distribution utilities in the energy sector, there is a need for more funding to be directed at the supply-side of energy efficiency instead of the demand-side, energy consultancy firm Arthur Energy Advisors (AEA) has advised. In his...
Energy experts at the Africa Energy Conference 2022 have advised the African Continent Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) members to come together in order to create a competitive front in nuclear power, which has become the new energy wave for industrialisation. Speaking on the theme ‘Sustainability and the Role of Nuclear...
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