Sunday, May 22, 2022
 Biogas technology has been recognised as having a high potential in helping Ghana achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) particularly in the areas of waste management, sanitation and renewable energy.Speaking at the launch of the Biogas Association of Ghana, Nana Akua Owusu-Afriyie, Member of Parliament for Ablekuma -North constituency...
Government is keenly planning to embark on a Ministries Department and Agencies (MDA) Solar Rooftop Programme from 2018, Mr Mustapha Abdul Hamid, Minister of Information, has said.The programme dubbed: “Government Goes Solar” will ensure that, government institutions switch to renewable energy to reduce Government’s expenditure on utilities.The “Government Goes...
The Bui Power Authority (BPA) says it has expanded its switchyard at the Bui Generation Station (GS) to accommodate 250MW of solar-generated power.“BPA will be the first hybrid generation plant by the end of 2018, combining hydro and solar power generation,” its Chief Executive Officer Mr Fred Oware, told...
A 100-million Euro bilateral investment and reform partnership agreement to promote private investment in renewable energy and vocational training in Ghana have been signed between Ghana and Germany.The agreement which forms part of Germany's G-20 Compact with Africa for sustainable economic development is also geared towards improving conditions for...
The Institute of Energy Security (IES) is expecting no significant changes in the prices of fuel at the pumps during the Christmas period.A statement signed by IES Principal Research Analyst Richmond Rockson on said the reasons is “due to the fairly stable price of both Crude oil and refined...
Former Finance Minister, Seth Terkper has cautioned government of the risk of huge subsidy debts and its potential to hurt the economy and collapse the energy sector of the economy should government resume paying petroleum levies.The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is planning to use proceeds of the Price Stabilisation...
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...
Memorandum of Understanding for combined cycle power plant with a capacity of 660 megawatts Total investment volume of more than US$500millionSiemens and Rotan Power have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop and build a combined cycle power plant with a capacity of 660 megawatts (MW) at...
The Energy Commission has introduced a Certified Refrigerating App to help consumers identify energy efficient refrigerators and also help the commission eliminate sub-standard refrigerating appliances that are smuggled into the country.Speaking at the launch, Acting Director for Energy Efficiency & Climate Change at the commission, Kofi Adu Agyarko said,...
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...
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