Submitted by: Ghana Topic: Energy
Keywords: ghana, renewable energy
Date of completion: 2020
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This voluntary initiative came from Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)
National Action Plan for Sustainable Energy for All
Description/achievement of initiative
Ghana is developing a national action plan to increase its renewable energy capacity and extend reliable energy access to all of its citizens.
To reach the goals, the Parliament passed the Renewable Energy Act, providing the legal and regulatory framework necessary for enhancing and expanding the country's renewable energy sector.
Promote the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), which is a cleaner fuel than firewood and charcoal.
Renewable energy constituting 10 percent of national energy generation.
Universal access to electricity.
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