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Photo taken on May 15, 2021 shows a bird's-eye view of massive photovoltaic panels on the mountains of Si'aowan village, Zhangxiang township. Xianju county, Taizhou, east China's Zhejiang province. (Photo by Yao Feng/People's Daily Online)

Installed capacity of renewable energy rises steadily in China

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By Ding Yiting, Wan Yu In 2020, annual renewable energy capacity additions of the world increased 45 percent from a year ago, the highest year-on...
Photo taken on Jan. 26, shows a photovoltaic power project in Qianjin village, Ji’an, east China’s Jiangxi province. (Photo by Deng Heping/People’s Daily Online)

China speeds up development and utilization of renewable energy

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By Liu Chengyou, Wang Mei As China ramps up efforts to make its energy sector clean, low-carbon, safe, and efficient, the country is seeing fast...
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Ga West Assembly urged to integrate renewable energy in its development plans

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The 350 Ghana Reducing Our Carbon (G-ROC), a network of youth groups advocating for a reduction in carbon emissions has called on the...
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Government re-negotiates PPAs on Renewable Energy – Amewu

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Mr John Peter Amewu, the Minister of Energy, said government has taken steps to address the challenges it inherited in the Renewable Energy sector. He...
A researcher works on new medicine product at a bio-pharmaceutical enterprise based in Yantai, eastern China’s Shandong province on Aug. 9, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

Renewable energy developments threaten major biodiverse areas

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More than 2,000 renewable energy facilities are built in major environmental areas and threaten the natural habitats of plant and animal species worldwide, according...

CCTU to mount eleven four-year BTech programmes

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The Cape Coast Technical University (CCTU) will, from the next academic year (2020/2021), introduce eleven new BTech programmes with the...
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Tech billionaire rolling out renewable energy for Aussie bushfire communities

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Australian technology billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes has revealed a plan to provide 100 bushfire-ravaged communities with renewable energy within 100 days. Cannon-Brookes, the...

CCTU prioritises achieving excellence in renewable energy studies

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The Cape Coast Technical University (CCTU) has pledged to go the extra mile to become Ghana’s foremost centre of excellence in renewable...

Report says renewables could save millions from premature death

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REN21 is the global renewable energy policy multi-stakeholder network that connects a wide range of key actors from Governments, International organisations Industry, associations of...
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NYDRO ENERGY unveils first blockchain platform to invest in renewable energy

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Buenos Aires, Argentina - NYDRO ENERGY S.A.S. has announced the launch of NYDRO, a blockchain platform that will transform the way in witch investments...
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ECA chief urges Angola to increase share of renewable energy

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Reliable and cleaner supply of energy are critical for Angola's drive towards economic diversification and sustainable development, the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)...
John Peter Amewu

Ghana’s Energy Minister and team attend renewable Energy Conference

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The Minister of Energy, Mr John Peter Amewu, is leading a delegation from the Ministry and the Energy Commission to the ninth session of...
FDIs

Ghana – Tunisia Investment and Trade Economic Forum To Be Held In Accra

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After more than three years of activities, the Tunisia Africa Business Council (TABC), an institution aimed at further strengthening economic cooperation between Tunisia and...
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Nigeria government says targeting 30 percent as renewable energy

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The Nigerian government on Tuesday said it is targeting 30 percent of its energy needs from renewables, in a bid to diversify its energy...
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Namibia continues to utilize renewable energy opportunities

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Namibia to date has managed to connect nine out of the 14 renewable energy projects to the national grid. The efforts were made under the...
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Namibia power utility firm signs renewable energy purchase deal

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Namibia's power utility firm, NamPower, on Tuesday signed a 25-year 124-million-U.S.-dollar agreement with Diaz Wind Power, for the off-take of electricity from a 44...
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Nigeria targets increased investments in renewable energy

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The Nigerian government on Wednesday said it was targeting increased investments in the renewable energy sector to promote industrialization of the most populous country...

Queenmothers sidelined in decision making processes

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Queenmothers within the Awutu Beraku Traditional Area have called for the institution of proper bye-laws to deal effectively with sanitation and hygiene matters in...

Hungary hope to build business ties with Ghana

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Mr Peter Szijjarto, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary is to visit Ghana from November 30 to December 01, as part...
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Ghana reach agreement with global bodies in Bonn

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, says Ghana was able to go through very promising agreements at the just ended...
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Farmer In Prison Custody For Fraud

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The Agona Swedru Magistrate Court has remanded into prison custody Kofi Shadrack, a farmer, for defrauding by false pretence of selling one gold bar...
Global climate

Kyoto Protocol Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary

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The Kyoto Protocol, the first international treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, celebrates its twentieth anniversary on December 11 2017, maintaining itself as an...
Mohammed Amin Adam

Squalor, disease and growing inequality; evidence of mismanagement of Natural Resources in Africa

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The unending squalor, disease, and widening inequality constitute part of the evidence of the mismanagement of Africa’s natural resources by its leaders, Mohammed Amin...

Stakeholders Urged To Source Resource To Mitigate Climate Change

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Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, the Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, has called on Ghanaian stakeholders in climate change negotiations to unite in their...
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Renewable Energy to Take Centre Stage in Climate Negotiations

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Nationally Determined Contributions under Paris Agreement must reflect growing business case and global momentum for renewables Bonn, Germany, 10 November 2017 — Countries have an...

Ghana Mobilizing Funds Towards Paris Climate Change Pact

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Ghana is mobilising the about 22. 4 billion dollars needed to implement her Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), over a 10-year period, as part of...

Finland Hopes To Deepen Diplomatic Relations With Ghana

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The Minister of Foreign Trade and Development of Finland, Mr Kai Mykkänen will visit Ghana from November 13-14. A statement issued by the Finland Embassy...
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World Electrification To Cost US$31 Billion Annually – IEA

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International Energy Agency (IEA) revealed in a report on Thursday that providing universal access to electricity within 13 years would require an investment of...
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Germany aids Ghana towards renewable energy development

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Germany has committed €100 million euros to Ghana under a Memorandum of Understanding to expand renewable energy in Ghana. The agreement formed part of the...
Renewable Energy

Ghana Must Be Smart, Innovative And Proactive In The Use Of Renewable Energy –...

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Government has developed a comprehensive renewable energy policy to increase the country’s installed capacity, which is currently below 1%, says the Vice President of...