“Towards Universal Energy Access: Ghana” and the Launch of the Sustainable Energy Network of Ghana (SENG)
The UN Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network along with African Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA) will officially Launch the Sustainable Energy Network Ghana (SENG), the first country network affiliate of the Practitioner Network on 15 May 2013 in Accra Ghana as part of the workshop. SENG is a network established to support decentralized energy service providers in Ghana as a platform to influence policy, increase advocacy for renewables, and strengthen the overall energy access sector. The network is in support of the goal of achieving universal energy access within the context of the UN’s Sustainable Energy for All Initiative.
The workshop will bring practitioners, investors and experts working together to deliver off-grid energy services across Ghana in support of energy access. The workshop supported by the U.S. Department of State, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Future Council, will review the Sustainable Energy for All Country Action Plan and will highlight community developments and opportunities in the sector, with a particular focus on opportunities to expand energy access in the country