GHANA

Sun-Connect Articles

The story of electricity in Africa almost always elicits an eye-roll; we have heard it all before and we are tired of it. Yet, poor and erratic energy...

22.11.2019 , Justin Scott Schon, Elizabeth Baldwin, Jennifer N. Brass, and Lauren M. MacLean

The Distribution of Solar Panels in Ghana: How Ghanaian civil servants navigated corruption

Electricity is a hot political issue in Ghana. Ghanaians demand access to the electricity grid as a right of citizenship. And, when not connected,...

South of the Sahara, getting electricity to 620 million people may require an all-of-the-above strategy.

01.02.2016 , The Overseas Development Institute (ODI), GOGLA, Practical Action and SolarAid

Accelerating access to electricity in Africa with off-grid solar

These reports present evidence of the impact of solar household systems, reviews the market in the region and 13 selected countries in sub-Saharan...
In a recently published report supported by The Rockefeller Foundation, Accenture Development Partnerships assessed the suitability of off-grid energy...
Electrification practitioners often emphasise the need for productive use of energy (PUE) to enhance the incomes of home businesses and enterprises....

Country News

UK Export Finance (Ukef) provides a loan of $35.5 million to Aqua Afric. The British-based company...

Direct loan from UK Export Finance aimed at supporting Aqua Africa project that will provide clean...

Some foreign companies in Ghana have copied the local innovations, produced them massively and now...

While much of Nigeria’s new gas-fired capacity is unused because of gas supply problems, Ghana has...

It is imperative to say that if Government must meet its National Energy Policy objective of using...

The decision by Government to partially absorb the monthly electricity bills of consumers for the...

The actions being discussed under the agreement could see the installation of solar PV systems for...

The facility, which cost 7,380 dollars, is expected to ease the burden on the people of Volo in...

Thanks to a solar-powered borehole pump, villagers in Kpatua, Ghana, are becoming more resilient to...

A 401 kWp solar system for Central University in Ghana was inaugurated on Tuesday, marking an...

Adamah Veh Zerah has called on the government to provide subsidy scheme to support people who...

Media reports suggest an elaborate scheme of cronyism in the procurement of private sector...