Category archives for: Energy

Global Spending in Energy Efficiency Up by 9%

January 8, 2018//-Total energy investment worldwide in 2016 was just over $1.7 trillion, accounting for 2.2% of global GDP. Investment was down by 12% compared to International Energy Agency’s ( IEA’s ) revised 2015 energy investment estimate of $1.9 trillion.

Shell Unveils New Initiative to Offer Convenience to Customers

Accra, January 4, 2018//- Vivo Energy Ghana, the sole distributor and marketer of Shell branded fuels and lubricants has unveiled a warm and modern shop brand,‘ welcome’ to offer convenience, variety, and optimum customer satisfaction to its customers.

AfDB Achieves 100% Investment in Green Energy Projects in 2017

January 1, 2017//-The African Development Bank achieved a 100% investment in renewable energy in 2017, a major landmark in its commitment to clean energy and efficiency.

Accident Claims Four Lives Along Benin-Asaba Road

December 31, 2017//-Four persons have been confirmed dead in an auto crash along the Benin-Asaba road involving a Toyota Hiace Bus and a truck.

50% of Entrepreneurs’ Challenges Will Be Over If Power Stabilises 

Remi Adetayo is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Moving Media, a marketing communication and large format printing company that specialises in the area of provision of out-of-home advertising services.

Oil Price Hits Approximately $67 On Libyan Pipeline Blast

December 27, 2017//-Oil prices have touched two-and-a-half year highs in light volume boosted by an explosion on a crude pipeline in Libya and voluntary OPEC-led supply cuts.

EBRD Provides $200 Million Loan to Develop Egypt’s Gas Infrastructure

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a US$200 million loan to the Arab Republic of Egypt to finance the modernisation of selected gas infrastructure facilities, which shall improve energy efficiency and reduce impacts on the environment.

Inside fDi: Relying on Empty rhetoric? That’s Unsustainable

December 22, 2017//-Every organisation wants to be sustainable. It sounds good and achieving ‘sustainability’ is popular from the boardroom to the customer. However, says Courtney Fingar, rather than simply plastering the word all over glossy brochures, governments and investors must work out what their version of sustainability actually means.

USAID Promotes Strategic Partnerships in Ghana’s Oil Sector

Takoradi, WR, Ghana, December 21, 2017/ — As part of a program to improve the competitiveness of local businesses, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Ghana held a conference in the Western Region for stakeholders in the oil and gas sector.

New Environmentally Friendly Buses Make Georgia’s Capital More Liveable

December 20, 2017//-Art nouveau architecture, lively cafes and legendary hospitality: Tbilisi is rich in rewards. It is no surprise that more and more people are visiting Georgia’s capital and that many are moving there.

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