The Minister for Aviation has expressed interest in Ghana potentially adopting the use of photo voltaic strength for electric power technology at its airports.
According to Joseph Kofi Adda, this could enable reduce down the massive expense of electrical power at the a variety of the country’s airports.
He mentioned “even for the Ghana Civil Aviation which is a little portion of the Airport we pay back over two million a month for electric power and for more compact airports like Tamale airport we spend about eighty thousand a month for energy. So if we can get some collaborative energy by a Non-public General public Partnership or other signifies that will make organization perception, and preserve the expense of utility, we will like it.”
According to Mr Adda, India has been a pacesetter in the region of renewable energy airports with the adoption of solar power at its Cochi Worldwide Airport in Kerala.
He manufactured the remarks when the Indian superior commissioner to Ghana, Birender Singh paid a courtesy connect with on him.
In his response, the ambassador mentioned, his office environment was prepared to assist Ghana to undertake the use of photo voltaic electricity at its airports.
“We will be quite delighted to expeditiously procedure and proposal obtained for the photo voltaic energy installations at the many Airports in Ghana, and I guarantee the Minister there will be a overall motivation from our side and we will be very delighted to collaborate with Ghana in this location.”
Mr Singh sought Ghana’s vote for India’s candidature to be a component of the International Civil Aviation Firm Council for the duration of future elections in September.