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Ghana’s Energy Commission Pushing Mines to Purchase Renewable Energy for Operations

Ghana’s Energy Commission Pushing Mines to Purchase Renewable Energy for Operations
August 30
10:26 2016

The Energy Commission in Ghana said it wants to implement an initiative that would urge mining companies to produce a percentage of their own power for operations as well as purchase a specified amount of renewable energy.

The move could begin as soon as the end of this year. The initiative is part of the country’s larger goal to reach a 10% renewable energy target by 2020.

So far, mining companies have expressed caution and concern over the proposal, Energy Commission’s Director of Technical Regulations, Dr. Nii Darko Asante, told Africa’s Business & Financial Times.

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