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The Minister of Energy, Honorable Matthew Opoku Prempeh paid a courtesy visit on Monday 27th November to the site of what will be Africa’s largest solar rooftop project.
Owned by Helios Solar Company (Helios), part of LMI Holdings, and located in the Tema Freezone, situated outside of Accra, the solar rooftop project will supply 16.82 megawatt of energy to Helios and its partners. The innovative solar system is funded by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) as part of an all-encompassing $30 million clean power and water deal with LMI Holdings to support job creation and greener, more sustainable, and more competitive industrial development in the country.
The PV Solar project is designed and engineered by Ghana-based solar energy firm, Dutch and Co. who are the PV EPC and O&M contractor, and whose work involves the installation of the solar system using 29,261 solar panels of the latest N-type technology across a rooftop area of 92,000m2 of the IWC Mega-warehouse located in the Tema Freezone. A total of 128 Ghanaian nationals are directly employed in the implementation of the solar project.