Category archives for: Electricity

Vast Subsidies Keeping the Fossil Fuel Industry Afloat Should be Put to Better Use

Alex Lenferna, University of Washington July 16, 2019//-Capitalism has often been identified as the underlying cause of the climate crisis.

Spat Over Toll Roads in South Africa Shows Poor People Don’t Count

An electronic toll gantry on a Johannesburg highway. Shutterstock/Beate Wolte Steven Friedman, University of Johannesburg July 12, 2019//-Most South Africans are poor. But this does not prevent politicians treating them as though they don’t exist.


Accra, Ghana, July 8, 2019//-Ghanaians must  prepare to face power disruptions in the coming weeks if nothing is done urgently  to salvage the already crumbling Energy sector under the Akufo-Addo  administration.

Ghana’s Energy Sector Chokes On Financial Challenges

Accra, Ghana, June 27, 2019//-Ghana’s energy sector is being choked on financial challenges which are likely to thwart the socio-economic development of the West African country.

Dr Amin Adam: Ghana Confident Of Achieving Universal Energy Access By 2025  

Accra, Ghana, June 25, 2019//-Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Energy, Dr Mohammed Amin Adam has assured that the country is confident of achieving Universal Energy Access By 2025, even before the global target of 2030.

Ghanaians Brace Up For Tough Times As Light Bills Go Up

Accra, Ghana, June 21, 2019//-Ghana’s Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has increased electricity tariff by 11.17%, effective July 1, 2019, to dissatisfaction of consumers in the country.

Enhancing Energy Security In Africa – The Time Is Now

Lagos, Nigeria, June 17, 2019/-The African Energy Chamber has called on African governments and oil companies to do more to protect the security of energy infrastructure in Africa.

General Electric Appoints New Country Leader For Angola

Luanda, Angola, June 14, 2019/ — General Electric (GE) has announced the appointment of Jaime Morais as the Country Leader for GE in Angola.

Africa Day: We Demand a Fossil-free Africa!

Johannesburg, South Africa, May 24, 2019//- On this auspicious day for Africans, people in their thousands, from all walks of life have united and gathered in more than 20 countries on the continent to show their support in the continual fight against fossil fuels and advocate for climate justice.

Electrifying the Lake Volta Islands in Ghana

May 17, 2019//-In keeping with its policy to take the electric power to the remote areas of Africa, AUDA- NEPAD sent a mission comprising Prof Mosad Elmissiry, Senior Energy Advisor to the CEO and Prof Diran Makinde, Science and Technology Advisor to Ghana.

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