Status of initiative: N/a
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.

Implementation methodologies

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.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Ghana
Deliverables
2020
Renewable energy constituting 10 percent of national energy generation.
2020
Promote the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), which is a cleaner fuel than firewood and charcoal.
2020
Universal access to electricity.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 7
Resources devoted to implementation
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Information
Location: Ghana
Date of completion: 2020
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Jonas Von Freiesleben, freiesleben@un.org

Documents
#SDGAction599
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