Sunday, November 27, 2022
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the Public Sector Project (REEEPublic) of GIZ Ghana has held one of its key stakeholder engagements in Accra to present, discuss and validate 20 Action Groups under the proposed Public Facility Sustainable Energy Action Plan (PF-SEAP). Together with GIZ, its partners, and other...
The 2021 Ghana Energy Awards (GEA) has honoured deserving personalities and companies in the country’s energy industry, including former President John Agyekum Kufour and late President Jerry John Rawlings, for their diverse contributions to the sector at a ceremony in Accra. The 5th edition of the prestigious awards, under the...
High global crude oil prices saw the country record an 18 percent rise in petroleum revenues, despite production falling by same 18 percent last year. Total 2021 annual crude oil production declined from 66,926,806 barrels in 2020 to 55,050,391 barrels, according to data from Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC)....
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...
Energy experts are pushing for consideration of nuclear in the energy mix of countries across the African continent, as energy transition takes centre-stage in the efforts to address fast-occurring global climatic changes. Ghana, for instance, has committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2070 while pursuing other steps to...
According to the Congressional Research Service (CRS), measures of economic performance in the refining industry usually begin with the gross margin, referred to as crack spread. The gross refining margin is a simple, first approach to refinery profitability. It is computed as the total revenues from product sales minus...
Vivo Energy Ghana, the marketers and distributors of Shell-branded products and services has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System) certification by the International Standards Organization (ISO). The International Standards Organization is the global, independent and non-governmental standard-setting body, comprising of representatives from 165 national standard bodies. The ISO certification is...
…to allow gov’t settle US$92m debt Government is opting to allow the 250-megawatt (MW) Africa and Middle East Resource Investment (AMERI) deal to run until end of April 2021, Benjamin Boakye, Executive Director of Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), an energy think-tank, has told the B&FT. Government through the...
Donors to contribute9% of agric sector CAPEX, despite transformation beyond aid agenda SEND Ghana warns of serious implications Government is still worryingly reliant on Development Partners (DPs) to fund capital investments despite President Nana Akufo-Addo’s ambitious ‘Ghana Beyond Aid' agenda, SEND Ghana has observed. It said despite the government’s...
The world is increasingly moving away from coal production The cost of financing coal projects has increased sharply Climate “bad banks” are seen as a solution to take over and wind down such assets Plans are under way to establish a transition vehicle Amid an increased focus on environmental...
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