Though the Finance Minister is lamenting about the whopping GHS2.5 billion the government is paying annually for power the people of Ghana do not consume, The Chronicle is more interested in the excess power
we are producing and yet our streets are not well lit.
From tomorrow laws will let families make about PS80 a year selling excess power
to the grid.
Customers sell excess power
back to the grid, providing the surrounding community with locally-produced clean energy and reducing the need to import fossil fuels.
Hood Tech's FLARES achieves toughness with excess power
: With nominal payload, FLARES hovers at 55% throttle.
He said with necessary approval by Energy Regulatory Commission, the grid-connected PV system supplies the excess power
, beyond consumption by the connected load, to the utility grid.
As of Monday, the National Grid Power Corporation (NGCP) recorded that Mindanao's existing capacity reached 2,533 MW while demand was 1,790 MW, leaving only 743 MW in excess power
Last year in December, Kenyatta University switched on the first phase of a Sh1.7 billion solar plant that will see the institution generate its own electricity and offload excess power
to the national grid.The 100 kilowatt (kW) solar plant, located at main the campus off Thika Road cost about Sh17 million.
The department expects some 1,400 MW of excess power
Combined with an expansive transmission system, AECI can meet its members' long-term energy needs, while having the flexibility to market excess power
The excess power
generated from the solar PV panels is transmitted to the main grid of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa).
The consortium, named Haeolus, will enable the production of clean hydrogen using some of the excess power
produced from wind in the region.