ECOWAS to boost electricity access in West Africa via off-grid solar

According to the ECOWAS Commissioner for energy and mines, Sédiko Douka, only 40% of the population within west African region and the Sahel region have access to electricity supply.

To overcome this shortfall, on Tuesday stakeholders in the energy sector gathered at a regional workshop in Ghana’s capital Accra, to develop modalities to implement the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP).

Published in ESI Africa, 27th June, 2018