Ghana would soon export electricity to Mali and Niger — Dr. Bawumia

Ghana would soon export electricity to Mali and Niger — Dr. Bawumia

- Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia says Ghana would soon become a major exporter of power in the West African sub-region

- Bawumia said government has set its sights on power exports to countries such as Niger and Mali

- The vice president added that Ghana would continue to work to ensure that it has a robust and financially-strong power sector in Ghana to support the ECOWAS regional efforts in the long term

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Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia says Ghana would soon become a major exporter of power in the West African sub-region.

This, according to him, follows the commencement of export of electricity to Burkina Faso from Ghana as Togo, Cote d’Ivoire and Benin are already benefitting from the export.

Speaking at the 3rd Ecowas Sustainable Energy Forum, Bawumia said government has set its sights on power exports to countries such as Niger and Mali.

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“Ghana has also expanded the reach of exporting power to the regional block to improve the socioeconomic conditions of our neighbours. Apart from power exports to Togo and Benin, we have also started the export of affordable and reliable electricity to Burkina Faso,” the Vice President revealed.
Bawumia said Ghana is undertaking grid expansions which would allow further exports to other neighbouring countries in the sub region including those in Sahelian regions such as Niger and Mali.

“We also continue to work to ensure that we have a robust and financially strong power sector in Ghana to support the ECOWAS regional efforts in the long term,” Dr. Bawumia added.

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