Country:Ghana
Year:2013 (last amended 2014)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2013 (last amended 2014)
Date Amended:

2014

Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Feed-in tariffs/premiums
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, Power, Wind, Solar, Hydropower, Bioenergy
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ghana Public Utilities Regulatory Commission
Renewable Energy Description:

Ghana Public Utilities Regulatory Commission established feed-in tariff rates for electricity generated from renewable energy sources. The tariffs apply since 1st of September 2013 and are technology specific. The duration of the support is 10 years for all projects, regardless the technology. Tariffs are expressed in Ghana Pesewas. Rates will be reviewed every two years.

Renewable energy technology

Duration of the support

FIT effective from 1st of September 2013 (GHp/kWh)

Wind

10 years

32.1085

Solar

40.2100

Hydro < 10 MW

26.5574

Hydro 10 MW > 100 MW

22.7436

Landfill Gas

31.4696

Sewage Gas

31.4696

Biomass

31.4696

Amended:

Feed-in tariff levels applicable from 1st October 2014

Renewable energy technology

Capacity

Duration of the support

FIT levels in GHp/kWh

Wind

With grid stability system

< 300 MW

10 years

55.7369

Without grid stability system

51.4334

Solar PV

with grid stability system

< 20 MW

64.4109

without grid stability system

< 10 MW

58.3629

Small hydropower plants

< 10 MW

53.6223

10 MW – 100 MW

53.884

Biomass

using enhanced technology

n/a

59.0350

Using plantation as feed stock

63.2891

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