In order to identify which Chinese best practices and lessons learnt which could be useful in the Ghanaian context, the project has conducted extensive studies on past and current Chinese and Ghanaian RE policies and strategies.
Specifically experts from China and Ghana have been engaged to conduct studies and consultations with key stakeholders on China and Ghana RE policies This has been fundamental ascertaining the capacity needs and gaps in the Ghanaian regulatory framework, and appropriately utilize the Chinese experience. The outcome of these studies have been instrumental in drafting the Ghana Renewable Energy Master Plan (REMP), which is expected to include: a) an integrated RE planning framework, b) roles and responsibilities among relevant institutions and a roadmap for up-scaling, c) a work plan, d) a capacity needs assessment for implementation and e) an awareness raising plan. In this connection, the Ministry of Energy will set up a task force with the mandate to coordinate and provide the technical inputs to the development of the Plan.
The following reports have been developed by the project: