Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Ministry of Energy
  • Energy Commission
  • Volta River Authority
  • Bui Power Authority
  • Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo)
  • Electricity Company of Ghana
  • Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo)
  • Enclave Power Company
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Public Utilities Regulatory Commission
  • Ghana Standards Authority
  • Ghana Renewable Energy Master Plan 2019
  • The National Rooftop Solar Programme
  • National Renewable Energy Action Plans: 2015-2020
  • Ghana Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Action Plan
  • Renewable Energy Law 2011
  • Energy Outlook for Ghana
  • Renewable Energy Policy Review, Identification of Gaps and Solutions in Ghana
  • Ghana Renewables Readiness Assessment
  • ECREEE Case Study: Navrongo Solar PV project
  • Ghana expands generated capacity to improve the reliability of energy, water and sanitation utilities
  • The World Bank: Ghana – Energy Sector Transformation Initiative Project
  • World Bank Video: In Ghana, Solar-Powered Mini-Grids Bring Security and New Economic Opportunities
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 59.0 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    8.14%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    114
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 3254.99 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    NA
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    13.86%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    354.71 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    50.89%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    B
  • Moody's
    B3
  • Fitch
    B
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