28 Feb '14, 12pm

Ghana in line for hundreds of megawatts of PV power and manufacturing capacity

Blue Energy's 155MW Nzema plant, Ghana. International Solar Utilities has revealed plans for 600MW of further capacity for the country and a 300MW PV manufacturing facility. Image: Blue Energy. Multinational firm International Solar Utilities is planning to develop 600MW of PV power and 300MW of PV manufacturing capacity in Ghana, West Africa. According to a report on the Ghanaian government’s official news portal, ISU has already identified sites in the country’s Western, Central and Greater Accra regions to develop six 100MW PV power plants. The company is also looking to build a module manufacturing plant at Tema, an industrial town to the east of Ghana’s capital Accra. ISU expects to export the modules to other African countries, as well as use them in the projects it is looking to develop in Ghana. James Brown, ISU’s chief operating officer, told the Ghana News Agency...

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