2 October 2014

Ghana Set to Export Electricity to Nigeria

John Mahama, President of Ghana, has revealed that his country plans to export electricity to Nigeria and other neighbouring countries that are experiencing a “power deficit.”

Mahama made the announcement at the Africa Global Business and Economic Forum in Dubai on Wednesday, Punch reports.

He revealed that Ghana has made great investments in power generation. As a result, the country has the capacity to export excess electricity to Nigeria, Ivory Coast, and other countries with power issues.

To facilitate the energy exportation, Ghana has secured export-import financing from China, and “special funds” from Abu Dhabi to start the proposed power generation projects.

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