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07 February 2016 |
Jacques Yétérian
Ghana's electricity demand is expected to move from 2,000 megawatts to 6,000 megawatts in the medium term before peaking at 8,000 megawatts in the long run. This strong growth in demand amidst a Continue
08 January 2016 |
"At the moment we have a licence to generate 5 megawatts but because the right policies are not in place, we are not able to generate," says Omane Frimpong, CEO of Wilkins Engineering, Ghana's Continue
08 January 2016 |
"The long term projects that we are involved in are ongoing electrification. Government in 1989 made a policy to electrify our country within 30 years. At that time the electrification rate was only Continue
08 January 2016 |
"We are working on our drive for international expansion. We are trying to set up in Ivory Coast, Liberia and Guinea," says Omane Frimpong, CEO of Wilkins Engineering, Ghana's world-class engineering Continue
08 January 2016 |
"Our major strong points are that we deliver on time and we do the job meeting the quality standards," says Omane Frimpong, CEO of Wilkins Engineering, Ghana's world-class engineering company. Continue
08 January 2016 |
"We think that the immediate solution is to increase our generation capacity, and we would opt for IPP, independent power producers. So the solution lies within the private sector," says Omane Continue
05 January 2016 |
"We are compelled to look again at retooling and reengineering some of the existing power infrastructure but also bringing on stream alternative renewable energy solutions etc. and ensuring that they Continue
11 December 2015 |
Jacques Yétérian
Wilkins Engineering is a one-stop shop for power solutions in Ghana and West Africa. Continue
Mawuena Trebarh, CEO of GIPC (Ghana Investment Promotion Centre)
Exclusive interview with GIPC - Ghana's Investment Promotion Center - about Ghana's Continue
10 October 2015 |
Peter Matay
Wilkins Engineering is a world-class engineering company of Ghanaian origin. Over the years, Wilkins has leveraged on its international expertise acquired through subcontracting to execute world Continue
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11 December 2015 |
Jacques Yétérian
Wilkins Engineering is a one-stop shop for power solutions in Ghana and West Africa. Continue
Mawuena Trebarh, CEO of GIPC (Ghana Investment Promotion Centre)
Exclusive interview with GIPC - Ghana's Investment Promotion Center - about Ghana's Continue
Omane Frimpong, CEO of Wilkins Engineering
"We generally want Africa to have more access to electricity, so in ten to twenty years we Continue
Omane Frimpong, CEO of Wilkins Engineering
Wilkins Engineering provides top electrical solutions for Ghana. "Our major contribution has Continue
Isaac Kirk Koffi, Chief Executive of Volta River Authority (VRA)
"For the first time many IPPs are interested in coming into the power sector in Ghana. They Continue
Isaac Kirk Koffi, Chief Executive of the Volta River Authority
Isaac Kirk Koffi gives an overview of the Volta River Authority and discusses partnerships Continue
Emmanuel Buah, Minister of Energy and Petroleum of Ghana
Ghana is well endowed with a variety of energy resources, including biomass, hydrocarbons, Continue
08 January 2016 |
"At the moment we have a licence to generate 5 megawatts but because the right policies are not in place, we are not able to generate," says Omane Frimpong, CEO of Wilkins Engineering, Ghana's Continue
08 January 2016 |
"The long term projects that we are involved in are ongoing electrification. Government in 1989 made a policy to electrify our country within 30 years. At that time the electrification rate was only Continue
08 January 2016 |
"We are working on our drive for international expansion. We are trying to set up in Ivory Coast, Liberia and Guinea," says Omane Frimpong, CEO of Wilkins Engineering, Ghana's world-class engineering Continue
08 January 2016 |
"Our major strong points are that we deliver on time and we do the job meeting the quality standards," says Omane Frimpong, CEO of Wilkins Engineering, Ghana's world-class engineering company. Continue
08 January 2016 |
"We think that the immediate solution is to increase our generation capacity, and we would opt for IPP, independent power producers. So the solution lies within the private sector," says Omane Continue
05 January 2016 |
"We are compelled to look again at retooling and reengineering some of the existing power infrastructure but also bringing on stream alternative renewable energy solutions etc. and ensuring that they Continue
25 September 2015 |
"We need to generate electricity and sell it. However, there is a need for huge capital investments to put up these power plants. A second case in point is grid extension and rural electrification," Continue
25 September 2015 |
"The landmark project we are most proud of is when, in 2000, we installed a 50-kilowatt solar system in the Ministry of Energy building. At the time, it was the biggest solar system in Ghana," says Continue
25 September 2015 |
"In 1998, we were working with Isofoton from Spain who was embarking on solar projects and we were their subcontractors in Ghana. In the same year, we also worked with Elecnor," says Omane Frimpong, Continue
25 September 2015 |
"Our major contribution has been providing solutions for energy needs. In 1998, we were the first company to have installed about a thousand solar PV systems," recalls Omane Frimpong, CEO of Wilkins Continue
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07 February 2016 |
Jacques Yétérian
Ghana's electricity demand is expected to move from 2,000 megawatts to 6,000 megawatts in the medium term before peaking at 8,000 megawatts in the long run. This strong growth in demand amidst a Continue
10 October 2015 |
Peter Matay
Wilkins Engineering is a world-class engineering company of Ghanaian origin. Over the years, Wilkins has leveraged on its international expertise acquired through subcontracting to execute world Continue
28 June 2013 |
Ben Novak
The economy of Ghana is booming and the country is developing fast. However, some challenges such as infrastructure, youth unemployment or energy deficit still have to be faced, and investors Continue