Centre for Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Development (CEESD) has partnered the Kumasi Institute of Tropical Agriculture (KITA) to provide electricity to an off-grid community in the Ashanti region of Ghana. The project which is funded by the United State Africa Development Foundation (USADF), produces electricity from palm kernel shells using biomass gasification. Currently, the system […]
The District Chief Executive of Kwahu Afram Plains North, Hon. Samuel Kena, has commended Centre for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (CEESD) for the tremendous work done in the district in advocating for the extension of electricity to various off-grid communities in the district. He noted that while CEESD is lobbying various stakeholders at the […]
The Executive Director of the Centre for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development (CEESD), Dr. Julius C. Ahiekpor, has advised the government to involve the private sector in the provision of mini-grid to communities which lack electricity. With the government indicating that it entirely wants to take over the mini-grid space, he said, the government alone […]
At 84% access to electricity, Ghana is second only to South Africa in sub-Saharan Africa. Nonetheless, about 50% of rural households are not electrified. Majority of these rural areas are islands and lakeside communities along the Volta Lake, where it is not economically feasible to extend the national grid mainly due to lack of infrastructure […]
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