Ghana’s second state largest power generation company, Bui Power Authority, will soon commence the construction of a 50 Megawatts peak (MWp) Solar Project in Yendi in the Northern Region of Ghana.
BPA is currently the Renewable Energy leader in the Republic of Ghana.
The company is constructing a 250 MWp solar project in phases with phase one already completed and supplying power to the national grid.
It also operates 1MW floating solar on the Bui River and 45kW mini hydro power on Tsatsadu River at Alavanyo -Abehenease in the Hohoe Constituency in the Volta Region.
Last Wednesday, the Chief Executive Officer of BPA, Samuel Kofi Dzamesi, led a delegation from BPA to inspect the site of the upcoming 50MWp Solar Project in Yendi.
Accompanied by the Municipal Chief Executive of Yendi, Ahmed Yussuf Abubakar, the team, first, called on the Chief of Galgu, Galgu-Naa, in whose locality the 50MWp Solar farm would be situated.
The Galgu-Naa expressed his excitement about the project and prayed for its successful execution.
Samuel Kofi Dzamesi and his entourage also paid a courtesy call on the King of Dagbon, Nidan Ya Na Abukari II.
Receiving the delegation, Ya Na Abukari II, through his linguist, thanked the BPA as well as the President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo, for choosing to undertake the 50MWp Solar Project in Yendi.
Ya-Na Abukari II assured the contractor ,First Sky Group, of his maximum support and that of the indigenes of Yendi for the successful execution of the project.
Mr. Samuel Kofi Dzamesi commended the Ya-Na for his hospitality and assured him that the project would be carried out professionally and efficiently, maintaining the highest standards. He also promised that the contractor (First Sky Group), would complete the project ahead of the scheduled duration of 13 months.
The project would create jobs and boost economic activities in the area upon completion.