Governing administration has started engagement to safe a $230 million funding for the deployment of the mini-grid renewable power procedure for some 55 highland communities in the region.
This is portion of actions by the govt to access universal obtain to energy by 2020.
Deputy Minister of Energy, Dr Mohamed Amin Adam disclosed to journalists at the ongoing mini grid action discovering summit in Accra.
As at the conclude of 2018, National Electrical power Entry reached 84.32% with 93% City and 71% rural protection.
It is in view of this that mini-grids and standalone renewable alternatives have been formulated to complement nationwide grid extension and intensification.
Dr Amin Adam said Ghana is building strides to move from the 85 for every cent entry to electric power to 100 per cent by means of the use of renewable sources.
He claimed, “We have constructed and operationalized 5 mini grid services in elements of the place. Apart from that, we have also designed some 26 microgrid devices which have been commissioned by the Minister of Power in the Damongo, Northern region space. From future 12 months we will also deploy some 55 new mini-grids in certain areas of the distant locations to be funded with a 230 million dollars facility”.
Senior Vitality Expert at the Environment Financial institution, David Vilar Ferrenbach mentioned that the Environment Financial institution is giving the govt some complex assist to acquire its power combine.
The summit is currently being co-hosted by the govt of Ghana and the World Bank.