Accra, Ghana//-The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has finally released the much-awaited load-shedding timetable to manage power interruption that will characterise the tie-in of the Pokuase Bulk Supply Point to Ghana Grid Company’s 330Kv transmission lines in Accra.
The Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) has uncovered that agents of power distribution companies and some political actors are conniving with residential power consumers to fix illegal meters in homes.
After acquiring ownership stake in Afam Power Plc and Afam III Fast Power Limited, Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp) has indicated interest in further deepening its presence in the power chain.
Accra, Ghana//-The Executive Director of Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), Benjamin Boakye says the country is losing billions of dollars to failing existing infrastructure in the energy sector.
For now, only those who can afford it will be able to escape the power cuts. Shutterstock/ Arnold Petersen Hartmut Winkler, University of Johannesburg South Africa is once more experiencing periodic power cuts. These typically take the form of scheduled supply interruptions, for two to four hours a day, whenever the country’s electricity system is […]
Accra, Ghana//-Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) has revealed that some parts of the country will soon experience intermittent power outages to enable engineers and contractors work on some substation plants dotted across the country.
Karpowership is supplying energy to African governments from its power ships and has plans to roll out LNG-to-power projects across the continent. MD Zeynep Harezi explains the company’s plans
The Bui Dam was the subject of political contestation during its construction. ZSM/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA Roger Gocking, Mercy College In the early years of African independence, hydroelectricity offered the promise of modernity and development. For then President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana, the Akosombo Dam in Ghana (completed in 1965), in conjunction with the Aswan […]