Netherlands Embassy in Ghana features 22 year old Ghanaian Plastic warrior

  Ahead of Voltic Ghana Ltd launch of “iRecycle “Project on November 23,2018 in Accra, the  Netherlands Embassy in Ghana on Tuesday November 20,2018 featured  22-year old Ghanaian plastic-warrior and Executive Assistant at Coliba Waste Management Company, Prince Mortey,who has waged war against plastic pollution in the Ghana. 1 Prince…

Ghana’s integrated E-Waste Management Program to create 20,000 direct Jobs

    Government  expected to create 20,000 direct jobs with the establishment of an integrated e-waste recycling facility  at Agbogbloshie ,a suburb of Ghana’s capital ,Accra.   Finance Minister ,Ken Ofori Atta, presenting the 2019 budget statement in Parliament on Thursday said “the Integrated e-waste Management program has been launched and will, among…

Zoomlion, AMA, Cape Town collaborate in waste management for Clean Accra Vision

Zoomlion Ghana Limited and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) have collaborated with the City of Cape Town in South Africa to be able to feed into President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s mantra of making Accra the cleanest city in the sub-region. This effort by the two organizations having great interest…

Solar-Powered Irrigation: A boost for farming productivity
Mr Aboubaka Iddrisu in his carbage farm Imagine having to walk 12kilometers daily to a farm, to produce food to feed your family and many others. This notwithstanding, the biggest challenge is having to look for money especially during the dry season, to hire a petrol or diesel-powered water... Read more
Govt of Ghana announces tax exemption on Electric Cars
The Government of Ghana has announced tax exemptions for automobile companies interested in importing,assembling ,or manufacturing full Electric cars in the country. “Among other green initiatives, we will, in 2019, work with the Ministry of Energy, to introduce tax-free solutions for Full Electrical Vehicles in order to promote a... Read more
Kenyatta wants Kenya to move to 100% green energy by 2020
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has set 2020 as a target date for Kenya to achieve a 100 percent transition to green energy. He said the aggressive investments to reach this figure have been made simultaneously with Kenya almost tripling the size of its population served by the electricity grid... Read more
Nyakrom Secondary School gets Solar plant
The second phase of the solar plant donated to Nyakrom Secondary Technical School (NYSTECH) has been inaugurated by the Second Lady, Hajia Samiria Bawumia at a ceremony at Nyakrom. It would cover the girl’s dormitory and other buildings of NYASTECH and help reduce huge monthly payment of electricity bills... Read more
Eni CEO meets Akufo-Addo to discuss Ghana’s renewable energy sector
President Akufo-Addo Thursday met with the CEO of Eni, Claudio Descalzi, in Accra to discuss the role of the company in developing Ghana’s renewable potential. The meeting which took place in the presence of the Minister for Energy also discussed Eni’s operational activities and the frontrunner role Ghana can... Read more
Akon brings his solar power project to Sierra Leone
Senegal’s international music star Akon is planning a solar investment programme for Sierra Leone as part of plans to support the government of president Julius Maada Bio. Akon, real name Aliaume Damala Badara, met with the president in the United States on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations... Read more
Big Oil pledges to slash potent greenhouse gas emission
A group of the world’s top oil and gas companies pledged on Monday to slash emissions of a potent greenhouse gas by a fifth by 2025 in an effort to battle climate change. The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), which U.S. giants Exxon Mobil and Chevron joined recently,... Read more
Tropenbos holds forum on Sustainable Charcoal Production
  Tropenbos International Ghana, a Forestry -oriented  non-profit organization has organized a forum at Kintampo in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana  on Sustainable charcoal production as part of the Ax Project, which was being implemented in partnership with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), University of... Read more
EU probes VW, BMW, Daimler over alleged emissions collusion
U antitrust regulators are investigating whether BMW (BMWG.DE), Daimler (DAIGn.DE) and Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) colluded to restrict the rollout of clean emission technology, a move that could lead to hefty fines for the German carmakers.   The European Commission opened an in-depth investigation on Tuesday, nearly a year after it... Read more
EU countries agree to explore hydrogen as energy source
European Union energy ministers agreed on Tuesday to pool efforts to increase the use of hydrogen in transport and power as part of the bloc’s attempt to cut carbon emissions by 40 percent by 2030. The non-binding initiative, seen by Reuters and endorsed by 25 EU nations, calls for... Read more