Exclude Atewa Forest from intended bauxite mining  now -Concern Citizens of Atewa tell government

 A group calling itself Concern Citizens of Atewa Landscape  has called on the Government of Ghana to exclude  Atewa Forest Reserve from its intended integrated Bauxite industry development.   According to the group, besides Densu,Birim and Ayensu rivers taking their sources from the forest , Atewa Forest provides estimated current…

Ghana moves to reduce carbon emission

  Ghana has adopted re-afforestation as one of the main activities for the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) to reduce carbon emissions. To this end, a number of young people are being engaged by government to grow trees in most parts of the country, Mr Peter Abum Sarkodie, Executive Director of…

Second hand Vehicles to be banned as Ghana moves to implement vehicle fuel economy standards

Ghana’s  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the UN Environment and other partner agencies, and Ministries of Transport, and Energy, and the Drivers and Vehicle Licensing Authority have succesfuly undertaken an inventory on the vehicular fleet and inspection evolutions in Ghana from 2005 to 2016 as part of steps to…

Govt’s commitment towards renewable energy laudable – 3SIL CEO
The Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Security Systems International Limited (3SiL) the parent company of Strategic Power Solutions (SPS), the only solar panel manufacturing plant in West Africa, Mr. Ofori Boateng has lauded plans outlined by government in the 2017 budget statement towards the development of renewable energy. Government... Read more
Energy Minister inaugurates new TOR Board
The Minister of Energy, Boakye Agyarko, has sworn into office, the board members of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR). The ceremony took place on Monday, 13th March 2017 at the Ministry’s conference room in Accra. After administering the Oath of Office and Oath of Secrecy to the members, the Energy... Read more
municipal assembly sues company over siting of filling station
The New Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Eastern region of Ghana has initiated legal processes against Dukes Petroleum Limited over siting of a ” dangerous ” Filling station located  between residential houses at Koforidua -Anlo Town. The writ of summons  filed by Counsel for the New Juaben Municipal Assembly... Read more