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GHACEM Cement Was Not Used in Adomi Bridge Construction

The Adomi Bridge and the Akosombo Dam were not built with Ghana Cement Company(GHACEM) cement, says an octogenarian foreman. A statement issued to the...

Professor Sawyer Says Debate on Founders Day is Unnecessary

Founder’s day debate, waste of time-Professor Sawyer Professor Akilakpa Sawyer, Former Vice Chancellor of the University Of Ghana, has described the proposed Founder’s day debate...

Galamsey: Authorities of Akosombo mount surveillance on dam

  Mr Richard Oppong Mensah, Director of the Akosombo Hydro Generating Station, has assured that robust measures are in place to bar illegal miners...
Dr Arkaah

Stop Over-drafting Akosombo – Dr. Ackah Tells VRA

Sounding alarm bells, ACEP say operating all the six turbines at peak period at the current water level But doing so means a gap...

Ghana’s Load Shedding end for 2015

The seeming stability in the current power generation in Ghana comes as a sort of relief for many Ghanaians especially business operators and domestic...
Professor Chris Gordon, the Director, Institute of Environment and Sanitation Studies, University of Ghana

Climate change is a global problem – Professor

The Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to be held in Paris from November 30 to December 11,...
Kwabena Donkor

Ghanaians urged to save electricity

The Ministry called on Ghanaians to avoid waste in the use of electricity to ensure the sustenance of the power industry. Dr Kwabena Donkor, the...
Ms Hannah Serwaa Tetteh (right) being assisted by Mr Francois Pujolas to cut the tape to open the exhibition at the Pre-Conference of Parties 21 (COP21) climate change festival in Accra.

Developing countries urged to prioritize climate change mitigation

She said due to the impact of climate change, rainfall patterns had changed, resulting in low crop yields; stating that the Akosombo Dam in...
Dr. Kwabena Donkor

Energy Minister’s dilemma on power crises

Darkness is a forbidden thing at home or at the drinking bars especially when Bayern is playing Chelsea or when an important movie or...

Paying Economic Power Tariff and What it Really Connotes?

“Akosombo Nkanea Asa” has been put more bluntly as “Ghanaians must brace themselves up and pay more for power,” How much more? was not disclosed...

COMMISSIONING OF GHANA GAS COMPANY AND MATTERS ARISING – EPRI

Which is why the celebration that accompanied the recent official commissioning of the Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) by most Ghanaians to provide lean...
The Aboadze thermal plants

Thermal generation share will eventually exceed hydropower – EPRI Analyst

Which is why the celebration that accompanied the recent official commissioning of the Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) by most Ghanaians to provide lean...
President Mahama

Mahama tells Ghanaians to brace themselves for power hikes

He said once Ghana was going to rely more on thermal for power generation, which is more expensive compared to hydro, the cost of...
Akosombo Dam

The pros and cons of alternative power sources

Hydropower had solely provided electricity for Ghanaians for many decades until late 1990s. Currently, hydro is still in the lead with the installed capacity...
Politics

There Is The Difference Between Age And Vision

By:MICHAEL KESSEY [email protected] POLITICS OF AGE Part one? As a matter of fact I was wondering so much about the way and manner some Ghanaian Politicians disregard...
solar

Renewable energy is the solution to power in 21st century

RENEWABLE ENERGY, THE ENERGY ?MESSIAH? OF THE 21ST CENTURY Fossil fuels are an incredibly dense form of energy, and they took millions of years to...
Gas

Load shedding improves but Nigeria threatens to cut gas supply

Following the increase in volume of gas supply from the West African Gas Pipeline Company and the resumption of gas supply from Atuabo as...
ECG

See the areas that enjoy the most under the current “dumsor”

Ask someone in Cantonments about dumsor and they might respond, ?What is dumsor?? And it won?t be just because he or she is a...
Akosombo Dam

Power crisis in Ghana to worsen due to falling water level in Akosombo Dam

Electricity consumers in Ghana may have to brace themselves for more power cuts as authorities of Ghana's biggest power producer, the Volta River Authority...
Ghana energy supply

Consumer Behavioral Change, Option For Achieving Energy Efficiency

By Lambert Vimariba, USA Ghana's energy crisis has deteriorated in recent times, hitting businesses hard, with authorities blaming the situation on low water levels in...
Akosombo Dam

VRA turbine to go off to make way for thermals

The Director of Engineering services Department of the Volta River Authority (VRA), Engineer William Sam Appiah has revealed that they would shut down one...
Dumsor

Ghanaians Are To Blame For Dumsor Dumsor

The current spate of power outages in the country known as the Dumso Dumso phenomenom has created anger, frustration and much debate as to...

Maintaining uninterrupted power supply in Ghana

... The Responsibility Of ECG/GRIDCO/VRA By Alhaji Alhasan Abdulai Since December 25, a greater part of Accra has not been experiencing the dreaded power cuts. I...
Mr Justice Yaw Apau

Kwabenya Landfill landlords petition commission

Mr Justice Yaw Apau, Sole Commissioner of the Judgement Debt Commission on Monday urged government to revoke Executive Instrument (EI) on the Kwabenya Landfill...
Vice President Amissah-Arthur welcoming Prime Minister Periera and delegation to Akosombo.

Ghana praised for Guinea Bissau’s reconstruction

Mr Domingos Simoes Periera, the Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau, has praised Ghana for its lead role in the reconstruction effort of his country...

Three present Akosombo dam construction report

Three witnesses on Tuesday presented to the Judgement Debt Commission in separate submission the amount of compensation payments they had received as a result...
Akosombo Dam

Ghana?s energy production to slow due to Akosombo Dam

The Akosombo Dam is expected to record poor inflow of water in the next two years, which will lead to a shortfall in electricity...

Good energy generation mix is the way forward

Our dear country is presently experiencing another crunchy electricity load-shedding exercise, otherwise referred to as a power management programme, also known as ?dumsor, dumsor?. In...

Nkrumah’s Primal Energy Faux-Pas

To fully appreciate the cause of Ghana's current energy crisis, one needs to thoroughly research the chaotic and vortic events leading to the construction...