Ghana will soon explore renewable energy sources available to integrate into the national grid to increase install capacity of the country to meet increasing energy demand.
The sustainable development goal enjoins countries to provide clean,affordable and reliable energy as well as universal electricity access by 2030 to accelerate inclusive development .Even though Ghana has achieved 80% coverage of electricity,the country is faced with debilitating power supply due to over reliance on Hydro-energy generation which has been affected by Climate Change hence unable to produce power in full capacity.
Ghana has not tapped the abundant renewable sources of energy across the country.The World Bank and the European Union (EU) have both embarked on several lending options over four decades to support Ghana’s power sector.
SWITCH Africa Green Project, developed and funded by the European Union is aimed at supporting African countries in their transition to an inclusive green economy. Apart from various energy sources, locally manufactured green technologies were display at the forum.