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GIJ Urged to Introduce Courses in Energy Sector Reporting

Dr. K. K. Sarpong, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana National Petroleum Commission (GNPC) on Monday advised the management of the Ghana Institute of...
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The Impact of Digitization and Africa’s Energy Sector

The role of digitisation within the African energy sector is growing rapidly and will result in demand for innovation, adaptation to new market technologies...
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Ghana Gov’t Initiate Move To Reform Energy Sector

The shareholding threshold of Ghanaians in the ECG Private Sector Participation (PSP) Programme has been increased from 20 percent to 51 percent in response...
Fidelity Bank

Issuance Of Energy Sector Bond Witness Tremendous Success

The Fidelity Bank, joint technical advisors to the issuance of the energy sector bond, says the issuance of the bond witnessed a tremendous success...

Ghana Mobilizing Funds Towards Paris Climate Change Pact

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...
Professor John Gatsi

Ghana Could Lose Investors Over Borrow Attitude – Gatsi

The way Ghana handled its energy bond, which failed to raise the target amount despite extension, could suggest a state of desperation to borrow...
fusion energy

Fusion Energy is blazing a cleaner future

While energy wrestles with a murky past, Fusion Energy is blazing a cleaner future. Speak to most South Africans about electricity, and the topic is...
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Ghana’s US$1.3 billion energy bond shows partial success

One part of Ghana's Energy Sector Levy Act (ESLA) backed bond showed positive results with high investor interest at the close of the bond...
AFP/File / Desiree Martin A strong point of Spain's wind energy sector is that companies involved in the entire production line are present in the country

Malawi ambassador says hungry for Chinese investment in energy sector

Malawi has expressed interest in energy cooperation with China to help tackle its energy crunch. Malawian ambassador to Zimbabwe Annie Kumwenda told...

Ghana’ President Cuts Sod For Construction Of Power Plant

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo--Addo on Thursday cut the sod for the commencement of the construction of a 400-megawatt power plant expected to address...
GDP

African Countries Urged To Bridge Huge Infrastructure Gap

The World Bank’s Africa’s Pulse says Africa can greatly increase its per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP), if it is able to bridge the...
Ghana's Akufo-Addo sworn in

Nana Begins Review Of All Energy Sector Agreement

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said his government has begun the process to review all energy sector agreements entered into by the previous...

Full Text Of The President’s Maiden State Of The Nation Address

We hereby submit the full text of the President’s maiden State of the Nation Address to Parliament MESSAGE ON THE STATE OF THE NATION BY...

Weak oil prices, energy sector drag down Aussie market on Monday

The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index closed by being down 43.4 points, or 0.79 percent at 5,464 points. The broader All Ordinaries index was down...
Kofi Amoa-Abban

Organizations In Energy Sector Awarded

Dr Kofi Abban of Rigworld emerged the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the year for the upstream while Mrs Abigail Harley of AI Energy...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

Chinese firms take interest in Ghana’s energy sector

Ghana's growing power sector demand has generated lots of interest in some global power sector players, including Chinese power companies. This was...
Finance Minister Seth Terkper

Ghana government, banks working to clear US$1.1 billion energy sector debts

Seth Terkper said on Wednesday that the government and commercial banks have entered into an agreement on road-map to clear the about 4.4 billion...

Government and Banks Reach Deal Over Energy Sector Debts

The initiative would cover a restructuring of the Volta River Authority’s debt as well as those of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) and Bulk...
Siemens

Siemens invests more in Ghana’s energy sector

One of the world’s largest energy, industrial and infrastructure companies, Siemens will roll out a series of projects, including new gas and steam turbines...
Sparrows and SPIE have agreed to work in collaboration

SPIE, Sparrows Group merger under strategic alliance

The deal will see the companies work together to initially deliver their collective service offering throughout Africa before they expand the scope of their...
AGI Ghana

Concerns raised over the Energy Sector Levy

Other concerns have also been the transparency on the management of the monies collected so far and what it is being used for. However, the...
President Jacob Zuma

South African government reports great progress in energy sector

"The Department of Energy (DOE) is marking great strides made by the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Program," the Presidency said. Fifty...
Alexander Kofi-Mensah Mould

Ghana Must Make Energy Sector More Attractive – Mould

Addressing the Africa Oil and Power Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, Mr Mould said the move would involve nurturing strong and financially independent...
Papua New Guinea expands LNG potential

Papua New Guinea Boosts Liquefied Natural Gas Output

In mid-April French energy giant Total announced its intent to push ahead with plans to build the country’s second LNG plant for an estimated...
AFP/File / Desiree Martin A strong point of Spain's wind energy sector is that companies involved in the entire production line are present in the country

Spain’s renewable energy sector in a feeding spree

In 2015 "total transactions reached 5 billion euros ($5.7 billion)", says Joao Saint-Aubyn, a Madrid-based energy expert at global consultancy Roland Berger. The biggest by...
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Morocco channels US$30 billion into renewable energy

He noted that the North African Kingdom has also designed 30 billion dollars worth water infrastructure in the same period, Amara pointed out...
Dr Kwame Ampofo, Chairman of the Energy Commission

Mahama’s Promise To Fix Energy Crisis Came True – Dr Ampofo

President Mahama’s elaboration on progress made in the country’s energy sector affirmed the government’s vision to make Ghana the energy hub of West Africa. “Specifically,...

New US Ambassador Visits Minister of Petroleum

The purpose of his visit was to formally introduce himself to the Minister and to communicate to the Hon Minister the readiness of the...
stock market

Canadian stock market journeys on oil price caucus

The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark Standard & Poor's/TSX Composite Index added 214.16 points, or 1.73 percent, to close at 12,591.93 points. Six of the...
Africa Energy Investment Summit 2016

Washington to host 2016 AEIS delegates in April

The African continent has enormous potential, not only to ensure a better livelihood for its people, but also to be a major player in...