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Mr John Peter Amewu

“Energy sector is gradually getting out of the woods” – Amewu

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Ghana’s energy sector is gradually getting out of the woods, Mr John Peter Amewu, the Energy Minister, has said. He said noted that at the...
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia

May Day: Veep outlines 37 achievements of President Akufo-Addo’s government

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has extolled the hard work and unmatched record of President Akufo-Addo's Government as Ghana and the rest of...
Mr Elikplim Kwabla Apetorgbor

Remove taxes and levies to make electricity affordable – CIPDiB CEO

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Mr Elikplim Kwabla Apetorgbor, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Chamber of Independent Power Producers, Bulk Consumers and Distributors (CIPDiB), Ghana, has...
Dr Fatih Birol

Coronavirus crisis highlights importance of electricity – Energy Agency boss

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The huge disruption caused by the coronavirus crisis has highlighted how much modern society depends on electricity, the Executive Director of the International Energy...
Dr Grace Ayensu

Ahanta-Abasa CHPS Compound connected to national grid

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The struggle to get connected to the national electricity grid to aid in efficient health care services at the Ahanta-Abasa CHPS Compound...
solar

Residents advised to adopt the use of solar energy

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Pure Power Solutions Limited , a solar energy installation company, has urged residents of the Sissala East Municipality to adapt solar energy as an...

ECG to deploy artificial intelligence to tackle power theft

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has hinted of plans by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to employ the use of Artificial Intelligence and...
Electricity

Electricity connectivity drives ICT usage in Namibian city informal settlement

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By Ndalimpinga Iita At his shack made out of corrugated iron in Havana informal settlement in the Namibian capital, Windhoek, John Sheya,...
Solar

30,000 rural households in Zambia to be supplied with electricity from solar milling plants

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As many as 30,000 households are expected to be supplied with electricity from solar-powered milling plants installed by a Chinese firm, Shandong Contractors, in...
Electricity

Over 130 rural gold processing plants in Tanzania connected to electricity

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Tanzanian Minister for Energy Medard Kalemani said on Sunday that 136 gold processing plants in rural areas across the country have been connected to...

Residents of Ahwerase appeal to government for social amenities

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Nana Yaw Akotua, the Odikro of Ahwerase in the Eastern Region has appealed to the government for the provision of water, road and electricity...
Electricity

New Eskom CEO urged to deal with electricity blackouts in South Africa

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With the newly appointed power utility Eskom's CEO Andre de Ruyter starting his tenure on Monday, he is urged to urgently resolve rolling blackouts...
electricity

2019 – A Year Of Power System Collapses – Part I

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Scores of ‘Total Grid System Collapses’ have occurred in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) in the recent past with the entire electricity grid...
VRA

VRA Academy joins elite association of corporate training institutions

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The Volta River Authority (VRA) Academy has been granted accession to the African Network of Centres of Excellence in Electricity (ANCEE), becoming the eighth...

PURC engages stakeholders in Takoradi on 2019/2020 tarrifs

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The Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) has engaged stakeholders in Takoradi on its 2019/2020 major tariff decision. The stakeholders engagement would expose the public to...
Economic Reform Agenda

Ethiopia Launches New Economic Reform Agenda

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Ethiopia Launches New Initiatives To Expand Its Economy In the last decade, Ethiopia, the second most populated nation in Africa with over 100 million people,...
Roads

Ghanaians mention infrastructure, bad roads as their major problem- Afrobarometer report

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A new Afrobarometer survey has revealed that infrastructure and roads are the most frequently cited problem that Ghanaians want the government to address. ...

Upgrading of five-kilometre Dormaa-Ahenkro town roads on course

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The upgrading of Dormaa-Ahenkro town roads in the Dormaa Central Municipality of the Bono Region under the Ghana Integrated Infrastructure Development Programme is on...
solar

Tanzania has potential to generate 1,000 MW electricity from solar energy

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Tanzanian authorities said on Friday the east African nation has potential to generate 1,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity from solar energy. Medard...

ECG appointed as operator of electricity distribution and retail sales

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The Electricity Brokerage Licence No. EC/EBL/02-19-001 issued to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to enable it sell electricity in bulk...
Electricity

Ghana loses US$190 million MCC funding over PDS

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Ghana has lost an amount of $190 million granted it from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), following the termination of the concession agreement between...
Electricity

Ghana raises utility tariffs for Quarter 4

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Ghanaian consumers would pay more for the electricity and water they consume from Tuesday following an increase in tariff levels by the regulatory authority. ...
Electricity

Ghana to announce electricity and water tariffs today

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The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) Monday announced that electricity tariffs will go up by 5.94 per cent from Tuesday, October 1. Water tariffs...
Electricity

Kenyan electricity firm mulls energy loss reduction measures

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Electricity distributor, Kenya Power on Tuesday confirmed ongoing initiatives to enhance power system loss reduction measures in its electricity distribution network countrywide. ...
Electricity

Mozambique to sell 50 MW of electricity to Zimbabwe

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Mozambique's national electricity firm will sell 50 megawatts of electricity to Zimbabwe, it was announced in Maputo on Thursday. A memorandum on...
Mohammed Amin Adams

Ghana to miss 2020 deadline for universal access to electricity – Mohammed Amin

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Ghana is set to miss the target of universal access to electricity by 2020, Deputy Minister for Energy, Mohammed Amin Adam disclosed here on...
Electricity

Ghana ups energy tariffs by 11 percent

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Consumers in Ghana will pay 11.17 percent more for their electricity use from Monday (July 1), the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced. ...
Electricity

Mozambique exports electricity to Botswana

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The national electricity company of Mozambique EDM announced on Wednesday that it is selling 70 megawatts of power to Botswana under a five-month contract,...
Electricity

Rosatom moves to address Africa’s energy crisis.

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Reliable and affordable energy solutions require a mix of sources from renewables to nuclear, which may include inland and offshore small modular reactor solutions. Speaking...
electricity

Zimbabwean power utility begins load shedding to manage power shortfall

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Power utility Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) began load shedding Monday to manage a power shortfall caused by limited generation and reduced...