Ghana Energy Articles & Analysis

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Even amidst a broader economic slowdown, Ghana’s energy consumption continues to expand, underlining the urgency of boosting generation capacity and improving access to power. Over the past few years, problems with imported supply and low levels of rainfall have constricted feedstock for the country’s power plants, resulting in bouts of load...

 

According to the Association of Ghana Industries’ first quarter 2016 Business Barometer, 71% of businesses cited high utility prices as their primary constraint to growth. Energy-intensive consumers, like those in the industrial sector, were hit hardest by tariff changes. In the first half of 2016 crude oil prices remained relatively stable;...

 

What role will coal play in Ghana’s energy mix?

 

Which fields have come on-stream recently and what sites are set to do so in the near term?

Chapter | Energy & Utilities from The Report: Ghana 2017

Ghana’s energy consumption continues to expand, underlining the urgency of boosting generation capacity and improving access to power. While the government is working to further streamline the utilities sector and increase installed capacity to improve efficiency and ensure supply, it is also looking for private partners to assist with securing funding and reforming a number of its core...

The Ghanaian economy is well positioned to accelerate growth, with several key factors likely to encourage expansion in the coming years.