Reconsider Decision To Freeze Issuance of Licenses for new IPPs – IES Urges Government

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) is urging the government of Ghana  to reconsider its decision to put a freeze on discussions and issuance of licenses to new Independent Power Producers (IPPs), including renewables that are cheaper and more environmentally friendly in the country. IES claims, a revision of the decision is necessary because it has stalled many renewable power projects, some of which has secured all the technical permits from the relevant government and district agencies. The appeal comes a day after President Akuffo-Addo, during his swearing-in ceremony promised…

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Creditors Storm TMA Over Judgement Debt

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly is being besieged by creditors as copies of a court notice issued by an Accra High Court over unpaid judgement debts have been pasted all over its walls. The notice dated December 23, 2020 had Derkak Construction Company Limited as the plaintiff and the Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) as the defendant. It reads, “whereas writ of Fi. Fa dated at Accra the 01st day of Sept. 2020 has been issued under the hand of his Hon. Lordship Justice Anin Yeboah Chief Justice of Ghana at the…

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