This document has been prepared and sponsored by the Netherlands Embassy in Ghana. It contains all the relevant information needed to invest in the Renewable Energy Sector of Ghana. We acknowledge their support for our motherland, Ghana.
If you have any specific questions or need more information on any of the areas mentioned and their prospects kindly contact the Netherlands Embassy in Ghana or the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO).
The Ghana government has created a conducive environment for business in the Renewable Energy (RE) sector by putting the following in place;
- Explicit Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) for energy generated by renewable sources,
- Ghana Investment Promotion Centre, which is a one stop shop for all investment enquiries and assistance.
- An enabling policy environment and higher electricity/gas tariffs provide increasing opportunities for investments in renewable energy.
Moreover, if designed well, such investments could benefit from subsidies provided by donors and/or climate financing instruments . Opportunities for investment and trade relate to hardware and software; consultancy, advisory services, project development, import, manufacturing, distribution, sales. The market exists, is growing and there is plenty of scope for new players. When it comes to Renewable Energy investments and trade, yes, Ghana is ready for business!
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