The importance of renewable energy usage in businesses worldwide is well-known and documented. However, its adoption still remains low in Ghana due to uncertainty about the capability of local renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) solution suppliers, avoidance of first-mover risks and lack of adequate financing. With the country’s objective to achieve 10% renewable energy component in the national energy mix by 2030, there is the need to make renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions readily available and accessible to industrial and domestic users.
The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) Energy Service Centre (ESC) was set up to be a one-stop shop for renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) training and consultancy services, especially relating to the adoption of RE/EE among AGI members and the larger Ghanaian public. The Centre is hosted by the AGI, with technical and financial support from the German Development Cooperation.
To be the preferred centre for advisory services on renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) investment options for Ghana’s productive sector to foster sustainable and competitive clean energy solutions by 2025 and beyond.
We provide reliable and credible advisory services to RE/EE solution providers and large commercial and industrial electricity consumers to plan and implement RE/EE investments to attain cost savings and profitability for economic development.
We achieve this by:
The AGI Energy Services Centre serves as a hub for information, project assistance and market linkages relating to RE/EE. We provide the following services to businesses and the general public: