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Renewable energy in Ghana

  • Energy Minister Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah

    GHANA, 2013/08/09 Energy Minister Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah has disclosed the government's desire to increase the use of renewable energy - solar, wind and thermal - in the country, from the current paltry less than one % to 10 % by the year 2020. Saying such was the objective behind the Renewable Energy Act passed recently by Parliament, the Minister urged estate developers to provide for solar and other clean sources of energy in new homes, inclunding take chance of the feed-in tariffs in the law that allow ordinary citizens to generate solar or other renewable energy into the national grid for financial incentives.