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Genser 10 Year Anniversary Celebration
Genser celebrated its 10 year anniversary on Monday 7th August 2017. This day marked exactly 10 years since the first PPA was signed with Golden Star Resources for the construction of the 36MW GP Bogoso Plant.

Since then, Genser has signed PPAs with Unilever Ghana, Kinross’ Chirano Gold Mine, Goldfields Gold Mines at Tarkwa & Damang and constructed four (4) power plants totaling 132MW in installed capacity. Genser has also built a fuel offloading facility, GP Takoradi Terminal, at the Ghana Ports  and Harbour Authority (GPHA) Port of Takoradi.

Genser has come a long way in the last 10 years, and  celebrated the achievements of the company and commemorated the efforts of everyone that has been a part of this journey and has shown commitment, dedication and hard work towards the vision and mission of Genser Energy Africa Inc.

Genser looks forward to continuing to become the leading energy solution provider in Africa and ‘Powering the Future’!
Genser receives letter of intent from Mt. Burgess N.L. to develop power plant in Botswana

Genser has received a non exclusive letter of intent from Mount Burgess Mining N.L (“Mount Burgess”)  to assess the potential of developing an LPG power plant on the  Kihabe concession in Western Ngamiland, Botswana.  Mount Burgess has been listed on the Australian Stock Exchange since 1985 and is currently developing a 30 million tonne zinc, lead and silver resource in Botswana.  Read more

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Contract Signing Ceremony between Genser Energy Ghana Limited and Sinoma Energy Conservation Limited

Genser Energy Ghana Limited (“Genser Ghana”) and Sinoma Energy Conservation Limited (“Sinoma EC”) signed an 18 month EPC contract on the 28th of June 2017 for the development of an LNG Plant, 2X20MW WHR Power Plant in addition to power transmission and distribution projects at Genser’s GP Tarkwa, GP Damang, GP Chirano and GP Takoradi sites in Ghana. The Contract Signing Ceremony was held at the Sinoma EC Head Office in Tianjin, China. The ceremony was attended by Deputy Ghanaian Ambassador to China, Charles Dwamena (Dr); Baafour Asiamah Adjei, CEO , Daniella Akowuah Coffie Menyah (Mrs) , Senior Procurement Engineer and Nana Yaw Kankam Frimpong, Assistant Project Manager all of Genser Ghana.

Genser Energy Purchases Five (5) CX501-KB7 From Renowned Gas Turbines Manufacturer, CENTRAX Gas Turbines

Centrax Gas Turbines has sold five CX501-KB7 generator sets to Genser Energy Ghana, an independent power producer.  Owned by parent company, Genser Energy Africa Inc., Genser Ghana specialises in providing customer energy solutions for mines, industries, and utilities.

The order for five generator sets will each incorporate a Siemens 501-KB7 gas turbine, and will be installed at the Gold Fields mine at Damang, Ghana, one of the largest gold mines in the World. Read more

Genser supports College of Health Sciences

Genser Power Ghana Limited (now Genser Energy Ghana Limited), a fully Ghanaian-owned independent energy company, has supported the College of Health Science (CHS) of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) with three hundred thousand United States dollars (US$300,000). Read more

Genser wins "Most Promising Organization in Best Practices of HR Information Systems" at the 2017 HR Focus Magazine Awards

Genser Energy won the award for “Most Promising Organization in Best Practices of HR Information Systems” at the 2017 HR Focus Magazine Awards Ceremony held on Friday October 13th  2017 at the State Banquet Hall in Ghana.

 

The award was given in recognition of Genser’s new online HR Database system through BambooHR which the HR Department is currently implementing and will officially roll out by December 31st, 2017.

 

The Award Citation is as follows:

“The importance of information technology in developing staff and business cannot be underrated. You integrate HR Systems with information technology to improve efficiency, effectiveness and employee experience. You have invested in and implemented HRIS that fits the organization’s goals, objectives and mission, and values, thereby investing in its future and success. Your use of state-of-the-art technology to achieve business objectives is commendable. For this, HR Focus applauds your efforts and honors you with “Most Promising Organization in HR Information Systems”.

Genser is excited at this new development and stage in database management for the company. Genser looks forward to engaging and training all employees on the new database management system, allowing each employee to manage their respective employee records online by updating personal information, processing leave requests and approvals, monitoring the Performance Development Plan (PDP) Program, to automating recruitment for each Department’s personnel.

Genser is optimistic of the use of this technology as it will streamline the HR processes and bring greater efficiency to our practices.

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING HOLDS AWARDS DAY

Fifty eight (58) very good students of the College of Engineering (CoE) of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have been given awards by some corporate institutions.

The companies which sponsored the awards day were Vodafone Ghana, Toyota Ghana Limited, Baker Hughes Ghana, Genser Energy Ghana Limited, Kingdom Books and Stationary, S.T. Nankani, Educational Path Way International, Total Ghana and eSyllabus for Africa, USA. Read more

UNILEVER COMMISSIONS 17.5-MILLION-DOLLAR CHP PLANT

A 17.5 millon dollar Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Plant constructed by Genser Power Ghana Limited (now Genser Energy Ghana Limited) in partnership with Unilever Ghana to improve its factory operations, has been commissioned in Tema. Read more

GENSER ENERGY GHANA RECEIVES FIRST LPG CARGO OF 34,000MT FROM ADVENTUS FUELS

On November 9, 2016, Genser Energy received its first cargo of 34,000MT of LPG from Adventus Fuels LLC, a US based hydrocarbon trading entity. The fuel was offloaded from the Adventus Fuels LPG vessel, Gaschem Jade via Ship to Ship transfer (STS) to Genser’s Offshore Storage Vessel (OSV) at the Takoradi Port.

The fuel was subsequently load into Genser’s trucks via an unloading skid for distribution at the various power plants across Ghana.

GOLDFIELDS GOES OFF NATIONAL GRID IN SEPTEMBER

GoldFields Ghana Limited (lead gold miner) is to switch the source of energy supply for its mining operations in the Western Region from the national grid to privately generated electricity by the end of the third quarter.

The switch over is the outcome of a special arrangement between the company and independent power producer (IPP), Genser Energy Ghana Limited, that will spare some 18 megawatts (MW) of power for the national grid while insulating the company’s operations from the erratic power supply. Read More