Black Stars Coach to build solar panel factory

Black Stars Coach to build solar panel factory

- Black Stars Coach Kwesi Appiah is set to establish a solar panel manufacturing facility

- The factory will be in partnership with a German company

- The grounds for the factory has already been provided for by the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly

Ghana's senior national football team coach, Mr. James Kwesi Appiah, will reportedly establish a solar panel manufacturing enterprise somewhere in Ashaiman, in the Greater Accra Region.

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Black Stars Coach to build solar panel factory

Kwesi Appiah

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According to reports, Black Stars Coach James Kwesi Appiah is set to establish a solar panel factory in Ashaiman reportedly at the whopping cost of 14.5 million Euros in partnership with JVG-Thoma, a German company.

The objective of setting up the venture is to establish a facility capable of producing solar panels in commercial quantities in order to boost up effective supply of such products in Ghana.

Named Appiah-Karim Company, reports have it that the Ashaiman Municipal Assembly has already provided 3.4 acres of property where the factor is slated to be established.

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Speaking to the Daily Graphic, a representative of the company by the name of Kwame Karikari said Coach Appiah, who's the company's chairman, and Mr. Abdul Karim Sumarey, the Managing Director, chose to partner the German firm to ensure that power for factories in Ghana was efficient and affordable.

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He also related that the establishment of the factory would create about 650 jobs for Ghanaians, 500 being casual employment while the remaining 150 being permanent employees. The Managing Director also stated that employees would receive training on the fabrication of solar panels.

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