Ghana: USTDA grants for renewables projects

Issue 328 - 22 Jul 2016 | 2 minute read

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on 24 June approved two grants for renewable energy projects in Ghana. Some $926,614 was approved for eleQtra (West Africa) Ltd to support technical assistance for a 50MW wind power project in the Greater Accra region. The grant will fund the preparation of technical studies to determine the energy production and topographical, geotechnical, grid interconnection and market characteristics of the project. Also included is the preparation of tender documents for the engineering, procurement and construction contractor and legal support. Technical assistance funded by USTDA will be restricted to US companies.

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