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All our President's energy men

I have never been angrier! At 6.30 a.m. last Monday, 24 hours after the usual powerlessness, I was certain my area was going to be turned on. The power did come on at 6.35 a.m. alright and I got on to my laptop.

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Energy Crisis and the Collapse of the Ghanaian Economy: Lessons

Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah will be turning restlessly in his grave by now as he looks at the leaders who have succeeded him. He will be asking how leaders could be so visionless as to allow his beloved country to sink this low as far as Electric Power production and supply is concerned.

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Benefits and challenges of ECG prepaid metering

Prepaid metering or smart metering is the means of paying for electricity before its consumption.

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Power crisis causes job losses

Electricity supply challenges over the past few years have adversely affected the operations of processing, manufacturing, and mining companies -- leading to substantial job-losses as companies look to reduce their overhead costs.

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Power crisis causes job losses

 

Electricity supply challenges over the past few years have adversely affected the operations of processing, manufacturing, and mining companies -- leading to substantial job-losses as companies look to reduce their overhead costs.

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Is it a misplaced virtue?

 

The European Union defined CSR as a “concept whereby companies integrate social and environmental concerns in their operations and in their interaction with their stakeholders on a voluntary basis (European Commission 2001).

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The essence of the National Petroleum Authority

 

The petroleum downstream industry has been a contest between the industry players (petroleum service providers) and the consumer. The industry wants profitability while the consumer wants value for money. None of these must occur at the expense of the other.

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IMANI Alert: Can the Tema Oil Refinery deliver today? A possible way out

 

The energy sector is undoubtedly the most essential sector if Ghana is to come out of its current economic atrophy. President Mahama underscored this fact when he declared that the Atuabo Gas project is his view, is the game changer in Ghana’s energy mix and an attempt to resurrect the near moribund economy. That the second Millennium Challenge Compact is dedicated to energy attest to the vision.

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Global oil and gas transaction activity by region

 

According to EY, 2013 was a year of regional transaction themes and non-African NOC buyers. East Africa saw more transactions activity in emerging oil and gas provinces due to renewed exploration appetite in the West African and West Transform margins.

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A disgruntled power sector

 

The power sector has been dissected by many as experts attempt to diagnose the main challenges plaguing the sector and find the appropriate remedy.

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De-lighting Ghanaians, the state of Ghana’s power sector

 

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has announced a new load shedding plan on Saturday. The announcement is expected to enable utility consumers plan their activities to efficiently use power while the bigger problem of adding more generation capacity to the national grid is being dealt with.

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The Golden Age of chemical engineering

 

Professor Westmoreland has said that there is a burst of demand and innovation at the moment, which is contributing to the chemical engineering industry entering a Golden Age.

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Atuabo gas plant: A game changer?

 

Ghana's ability to utilise indigenous gas for electricity generation must be celebrated, but not over-relied on – at least not for now.

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