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President Akufo-Addo breaks ground for 17 MW PV project

The mission by the government of Ghana to create employment and improve the livelihood of Ghanaians especially northerners, has seen a major boost.

This follows the groundbreaking ceremony by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the commencement of work for a new photovoltaic project in Kaleo and Lawra in the Upper West region. About 3,000 guests attended the ceremony led by President Nana Akufo-Addo and other high-ranking government officials, traditional leaders, the German Consul, technocrats and local citizens.

Tractebel is supporting the project construction as owner–s engineers with assistance from Ghana

The projects are part of the VRA

The German government is financing the project from the KfW through an affordable loan agreement between the German and Ghanaian governments.

The VRA and Tractebel Germany (formerly Lahmeyer International) have a long-standing cooperation and are trusted for their expertise in the field of Renewable Energy since 2011.

Tractebel supervised the construction of the 2.5 MW Navrongo solar PV project as owner–s engineer which was commissioned in 2013.

Our experts train the cliente energy into the VRA portfolio.

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