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The plant has the capacity to build about 200 e-bikes per month. The e-bikes were designed to suit Ghana’s infrastructure and road conditions. Additionally, to further support drivers making the transition to EV, the company offers a payment plan to offset charges.
Technical equipment used in healthcare facilities is very sensitive. This is why planning a solar PV system requires an overview of the highest energy consumption during a day, the so-called load peaks. If these are not covered by the energy supply, instruments can be damaged, which can result in disrupted health services.
The government and private sector players have been urged to enhance support systems for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana’s green ecosystem to engender scaling up of their operations. The observation was made at a ceremony to mark the end of a four-year €20 million grant project – the GrEEn incubation project, in Accra.
Figure 1: Air Quality Index map showing Air Quality across West Africa (Live map accessed on 05/02/2024  at 16:00).
It is very evident that the current climate in most parts of Ghana is does not permit installed solar panels to generate optimum electricity due to excessive dust and other molecular particles seen in the sky.
Puma Energy’s LPG strategy for the sub-Saharan Africa region is to ensure availability, accessibility and affordability. This involves centralising supply management; setting up mobile cylinder-filling plants managed by local communities to bring the LPG closer to users; and working with regulators to allow consumers to buy LPG in small quantities.
Kofa has announced plans to launch the Kore 2 Swap & Go network, marking the arrival of Africa’s pioneering multi-use, swappable battery platform. The Kofa Swap & Go system, built on affordable, renewable energy, is a customer-centric grid consisting of portable batteries and swap stations enabling immediate access to a fully-charged battery.
Elderly rural women, supported by UNDP Global Environment Facility Small Grant Programme, are electrifying off-grid communities in the Upper West region of Ghana.
The increased cost might push more households into energy poverty, where a significant portion of their income is spent on energy bills, leading to tough choices between electricity and other necessities. Elevated tariffs can exacerbate energy poverty, where a significant portion of the population cannot afford adequate energy services.

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