Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Independent Power Producers and Bulk Consumers (CIPDiB), Elikplim Kwablah Apetorgbor, has suggested to the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDco) a solution to the incessant power outages witnessed across the Greater Accra Region. Calling on the management of GRIDCo to ensure that power transmission equipment are well upgraded with obsolete
Cryptocurrencies have been tipped to revolutionalize remittances to developing countries as they promise lower service fees than cash transfers. Experts at Trust Payments hold that apart from lower fees, cryptocurrencies, as a means of money transfers across borders, has other advantages over cash. The advantages include the fact that cryptocurrencies are decentralize money, provide better
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Rising energy sector costs if not properly and decisively addressed, would add to and ultimately drive the country’s already unsustainable debt stock. This is according to the IMF’s May 2021 Article IV Consultation paper on Ghana’s economy. “Despite progress in rationalizing power generation, the financial viability of the energy sector affects people’s daily life and
Growth through innovation/creativity. Rather than be constrained by ideas for new products, services and new markets coming from just a few people, a Thinking Corporation can tap into the employees.
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has auctioned its own bills or short-term securities worth Ghs 5 million. The short-term security with a maturity period of 56 days was auctioned by the Central Bank on Monday, May 24, 2021. Per the auction results released by the BoG, it is unclear the value of bids made by
The teams focused their efforts on a few of the highest-value S&OP levers in order to review the current planning process, identify gaps in the planning infrastructure and analytically understand demand and supply variability.
After a year of havoc, wreaked on the economy by COVID-19, the government has laid a blueprint of bold policies and programmes to stop the spread of the virus and contain its effects; revert the economy onto the path of transformational growth and ensure prosperity for all Ghanaians. In the country’s first budget since the
Despite pandemic-induced supply chain challenges and construction delays, renewable capacity additions in 2020 expanded by more than 45% from 2019, and broke another record. An exceptional 90% rise in global wind capacity additions led the expansion. Also underpinning this record growth was the 23% expansion of new solar PV installations to almost 135 GW in 2020.
The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) classification of Ghana as a Low-income economy is a narrow way of defining a country’s economic status, Professor Peter Quartey has said. Prof Quartey, who is the Head, Economics Division, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana, said just looking at the fiscal data, revenue, expenditure,