Renewable Energy

LEKELA WELCOMES GHANAIAN GRID EXPERTS TO SOUTH AFRICA AS PREPARATIONS TO BUILD GHANA’S FIRST WIND FARM ACCELERATE

Lekela, the renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects across Africa,...

SWISS COMPANY NEK TO GO FOR MORE WIND ENERGY PROJECTS IN GHANA

SWISS COMPANY NEK TO GO FOR MORE WIND ENERGY PROJECTS IN GHANA The Swiss engineering company NEK...

China added 50% of all new global wind power capacity in 2015

China accounted for nearly half of all new global wind installations last year, installing a total...

First wind power expected 2016

  Global wind and solar company, Mainstream Renewable Power, has signed an agreement with...

Gas Natural to restart Spanish development

Spain: Local utility Gas Natural Fenosa has broken Spain's long period of wind development...
ExxonMobil to Redevelop Angola Block 15

ExxonMobil to Redevelop Angola Block 15

American multinational oil and gas corporation ExxonMobil and its partners said that they will further invest in Block 15 offshore Angola to increase production as part of an agreement with Angola’s recently established National Agency for Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels....

US Leads World Oil Reserves

US Leads World Oil Reserves

The United States has a world-leading 293 billion barrels of recoverable oil resources, which is 20Bbbl more than Saudi Arabia and 100Bbbl more than Russia, with the Permian Basin leading that charge. Rystad Energy’s estimate of US recoverable oil is also five times...

U.S. Rig Count Rises by 11 to 1,925, Baker Hughes Says

U.S. Rig Count Rises by 11 to 1,925, Baker Hughes Says

Rigs targeting natural gas in the U.S. rose for the fifth straight week, capping the longest streak of gains since 2010, amid higher futures prices and growing pipeline capacity. Gas rigs climbed by two to 340, the most since March, data posted on Baker Hughes Inc....

One dead in U.S. Gulf of Mexico platform explosion

One dead in U.S. Gulf of Mexico platform explosion

An explosion at a Fieldwood Energy operated platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico killed one contractor and injured at least one another person Thursday. The blast happened around 3:00 p.m. local time on the Echo Platform located at West Delta 105 facility, about 12...

1000MW wave energy project nears take-off

Wholly-owned Ghanaian company TC’s Energy has signed a power purchase agreement with the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to produce 1,000 megawatts of power from tidal waves by 2017. The Executive Chairman of TC’s Energy, Anthony Opoku, has disclosed that the...

Bui Dam not running – VRA

The 400-Megawatt hydroelectric dam at Bui in the Brong Ahafo Region is not running, according to the Volta River Authority (VRA). Commissioned in December last year, the dam was expected to add to the country’s energy capacity to mitigate the effects of load-shedding...

Dubai Intros Floating Solar Power Plants

Dubai Intros Floating Solar Power Plants

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) to appoint consultants to study, develop and construct floating solar photovoltaic plants in the Arabian Gulf. "This is a new and innovative initiative by DEWA to use solar power...

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