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Bio Therm Energy to construct 20MW solar plant in Ghana

Bio Therm Energy, independent power producer has won a tender to develop a 20MW solar plant project in Ghana. The company will construct, operate and own the facility under a 20 year power purchase agreement.

The project will be one of its kind at a utility scale for the West African country. The project is also expected to clear way for future developments in the renewable energy sector.


Construction of ultra modern weighbridges in Kenya nears completion

National Highways Authority has announced that the construction of two ultra modern weighbridges in Kenya is at its final stages. The weighbridges are being constructed on either side of the Northern Corridor at Mariakani.

KeNHA Axle Load Manager in Charge, Muita Ngatia said that the US$ 7.3m weighbridges will be completed July.This he said was meant to give time for installation of electronomical equipment in either side of the road. Commissioning of the ultra modern weighbridges in Kenya is slated for August.


Ghana’s TEN Oil field project commence commercial oil flow

Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), one of the partners for the Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme- TEN Oil field project has announced the commencement of commercial oil flow from the field. The oil flow is expected to aid the country’s energy crisis in its quest to become one of Africa’s thriving economies.


Plans to construct solar power projects in Ghana begin in earnest

Plans to construct several solar power projects in Ghana has begun in earnest following a new joint venture by Namene Energy International Limited and Yingli Green Energy Europe towards the construction of the power projects.


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