Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:1998
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Tax relief, Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Taxes
Policy Target:Wind
Policy Sector:Electricity
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Ghana Customs, Excise and Preventive Service
Description:Starting in 1998, the Government has reduced import duties and VAT on solar and wind generation systems and components. Presently, solar and wind energy generating systems are exempt from both import duties and value added tax (VAT). Components for use with solar and wind generation systems benefit from a preferential import duty of 5%.

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