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China-Ghana-Zambia Renewable Energy Technology Transfer (RETT) program


Period
2015 - 2018

Implementing agencies
UNDP

African partners
Other public body

Names of African partners involved
Energy Commission in Ghana, UNDP Ghana

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Single donor, Multilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
Governments of Denmark and China

Geographical scope
Country

Countries where active
Ghana

Sectors
Renewables, Cooking Energy

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Mini-grids, Stand-alone off-grid

Type of intervention
High-level initiative (upstream), Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance
Dialogue and networking, Policy support / institution building, Skill development / training

Gender focus
No

Climate focus
Yes

Type of financing
Grant

Main objectives
To facilitate the transfer of knowledge and technology between China and Ghana, by building on China’s unique experience in renewable energy development via south-south cooperation

Main activities
The project operates both at the upstream level (supporting the creation of an enabling environment for technology transfer) and downstream level (actual transfer and demonstration of technologies with potential up scaling by the private sector). The planned support focuses on the institutional framework and capacity required to make the local absorption of renewable energy technologies effective, and to provide a boost for socio-economic development through technology research, development, transfer and training.

Comments

Sources
http://www.gh.undp.org/content/ghana/en/home/operations/projects/environment_and_energy/china-ghana-south-south-cooperation-on-renewable-energy-technolo.html

Contact information
Mr. Eric Kumi Antwi-Agyei, Project Coordinator eric.antwi-agyei@undp.org registry.gh@undp.org

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