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Ghana President promises bold action on electricity crisis

 

DailyMail, Feb 26, Ghanadot - The Ghanaian president offered a strong rebuttal in Thursday's speech, urging the nation of some 25 million people to embrace a range of solutions to permanently guarantee sufficient electricity.

He said his National Democratic Congress (NDC) was developing private sector partnerships to install solar panel hubs nationwide, noting similar efforts in biomass production and other renewable energy sources....He also said more traditional power generators, including hydro and gas, would be enhanced while encouraging homes and businesses to consider options for energy conservation.

Mahama said the country's power woes were partly the result of Ghana's economic success over the last decade..........

 

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