Krachi West: New mini-grid system to power island communities

General News of Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Source: citifmonline.com

2017-12-05

Osei-Nti briefing the team on the population distribution, sub-structure facilities in the district

The Deputy Minister of Energy in charge of Power, William Owuraku Aidoo has joined the World Bank to commission a 5 pilot Mini-Grid system at Aglakope in the Krachi West District.

The five pilot Mini-Grids constructed under GEDAP, will provide 24-hour electricity service to a total population of approximately 3,500 people in island communities such as Aglakope in the Kete Krachi West District of the Volta Region, Kudorkope in the Kete Krachi East District of the Volta Region, Atigagome and Wayokope in the Sene East District of the Brong-Ahafo District, and Pediatorkope in the Ada East District of the Greater Accra Region.

Hon. Osei-Nti briefing the team on the population distribution, sub-structure and socio economic facilities in the district

Mr. Owuraku Aidoo also paid a courtesy call on the District Chief Executive (DCE) of Krachi West, Douglas Osei-Nti at his district office on Monday.

Welcoming the Deputy Minister, Osei-Nti thanked Mr. Aidoo for the visit, and briefed the delegation on the population distribution, sub-structure and socio-economic facilities in the district.

Other dignitaries present at the meeting were Mr. Wisdom Ahiataku–Togobo, Director in charge of Renewable & Alternative Energy at the Ministry of Energy and Shinya Nishimura, World Bank GEDAP task team leader.

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