Category archives for: Electricity

Ghana: Failed Chinese Bidder for ECG Deal Suspects Foul Play

Accra, April 24, 2018//-Contrary to claims by the Millennium Development Authority’s (MIDA) that the two companies which bid for the ECG concession were both evaluated on their merits, it has emerged that one of the finalists – BXC Ghana – was disqualified and thus was not evaluated.

South Africa: Committee Lauds Investigation into Misconduct at Eskom

Cape Town, South Africa, April 20, 2018/ — The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises briefed by Eskom on its annual performance plan and financial report.

MiDA Gives Greenlight to Philippines Meralco to Manage ECG

April 19, 2018//-The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has selected Meralco Consortium, a subsidiary of Philippines-based Manila Electricity Company (Meralco), to manage the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).

Ghana Making Solid Strides to Boost Power Supply

April 19, 2018//-Ghana has made steady strides to overcome the power challenges and restore regular and constant electricity supply to all parts of the country, the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gridco, William Amuna, has said.

Tomorrow’s Smart Cities Will Need Equally Smart Utilities

Nairobi, Kenya, April 18 2018//- Sustainable energy consumption and ‘green’ energy production at home is becoming a new lifestyle.

South Africa Hails Court Ruling  to Interdict Signing of Power Purchase Agreements for IPP Projects

Pretoria, South Africa, March 30, 2018/ — South Africa’s Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has welcomed the ruling of the High Court by Judge Dawie Fourie in the application to interdict and restrain the signing of the Power Purchase Agreements for the 27 Independent Power Producer IPP) Projects.

MiDA: ECG’s Privatisation on Course

Accra, March 22, 2018//-The management of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has stated emphatically that the process to privatise management of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is on course.

The Energy Industry is Changing. Are Governments Switched on?

March 16, 2018//-The global energy transition has many dimensions. The ubiquity of energy in modern industry and society will ensure that the impacts are felt across the global economy.

Ghana, Kenya To Partner Visionscape On Waste Management, Electricity Generation

March 15, 2018//-Waste management company, Visionscape and the government of Ghana have signed an agreement on waste management and electricity generation, while a similar arrangement is already being worked out with Kenya.

EBRD Supports Privatisation of Two Turkish Hydropower Plants

March 9, 2018//-The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development ( EBRD) is supporting a major milestone in the privatisation of state-owned power plants in Turkey with a US$ 55 million dual-currency loan (US$ 35 million in US dollars and the equivalent of US$ 20 million in Turkish lira (TRY)) to a subsidiary of Koç Holding, the largest […]

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