Sustainable Development: The Future of Solar Energy in Ghana

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Sustainable Development: The Future of Solar Energy in Ghana

Type: Bachelor thesis
Title: Sustainable Development: The Future of Solar Energy in Ghana
Author: Broer, Rutger
Issue Date: 2017-12-22
Keywords: Sustainable
Development
Solar
Energy
Ghana
Energy Policy
Electrification
Renewable Energy
Abstract: An analysis of the potential of Solar energy to realise sustainable energy supply for Ghana's inhabitants, the capacity of the Ghanaian government to reach the ambitious universal access to electricity goals for 2020; and the feasibility of the 10% renewable electricity market penetration aim. The thesis will focus on Ghana's critical energy infrastructure, its energy policy framework and its rural electrification challenges. After analysing the projections for the solar-energy technology, the potential of solar energy to solve Ghana's energy crisis and contribute to the climate change challenge is formulated.
Supervisor: Mous, Maarten
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Department: International Studies (Bachelor)
Specialisation: Sub-Saharan Africa
ECTS Credits: 15
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/55417
 

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