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ECA chief urges Angola to increase share of renewable energy

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)...
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Ghana’s Energy Minister and team attend renewable Energy Conference

The Minister of Energy, Mr John Peter Amewu, is leading a delegation from the Ministry and the Energy Commission to the ninth session of...
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Ghana – Tunisia Investment and Trade Economic Forum To Be Held In Accra

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Agona Swedru Magistrate Court has remanded into prison custody Kofi Shadrack, a farmer, for defrauding by false pretence of selling one gold bar...
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Kyoto Protocol Celebrates Twentieth Anniversary

The Kyoto Protocol, the first international treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, celebrates its twentieth anniversary on December 11 2017, maintaining itself as an...
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Squalor, disease and growing inequality; evidence of mismanagement of Natural Resources in Africa

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...
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Namibia targets 70 percent renewable energy production by 2030

Namibia has committed its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions to increase the share of renewable energy in electricity production to 70 percent by the year...
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Gambia to get GEF fund to promote renewable energy

The Gambian National Environment Agency (NEA) on Wednesday said the country will benefit from a 1.8-million-U.S.-dollar grant from the Global Environment Fund (GEF) to...
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Morocco to be granted US$25 million loan hybrid solar project

Morocco received approval for a US $25 million loan from the Climate Investment Funds’ Clean Technology Fund (CIF CTF) for a project to generate...
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Renewable energy policy to avail affordable electricity to Namibians

Namibia's Renewable Energy Policy which is in the process of being approved by Cabinet is set to make renewable energy a vehicle for expanded...
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Ghana to issue licenses for renewable energy

The Government of Ghana will issue licenses to new Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for only renewable energy, President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo announced here on...
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UNDP to promote south-south cooperation through trilateral renewable energy project

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is set to implement renewable energy project incorporating Ethiopia, China and Sri Lanka under the south-south cooperation framework. ...
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Tunisia to invest US$1 billion to produce power from renewable energy in 2017

The Tunisian government said recently that it is expected to invest about an equivalent of one billion U.S. dollars to produce 1,000 megawatts of...

Albania plans to increase renewable energy share to 38 percent by 2020

The new law on promoting renewable energy in Albania was published Tuesday, thus paving the way to the entry into force of this law. ...
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Armenia eyes development of renewable energy

Energy Week 2017 convention kicked off in Armenia on Wednesday aiming to showcase recent developments in renewable energy, investment opportunities, long-term projects and engineering...
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Companies from Cuba, China sign deals to strengthen cooperation on renewable energy

Companies from Cuba and China on Friday signed 10 agreements to strengthen cooperation in renewable energy and industry after a three-day forum. ...