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Ghana Gets a Much-Needed Power Project Off the Ground

2014 to 2016 in Ghana were the "Dumsor" years - a term Ghanaians call a period in which darkness is more prevalent than light. It was a power outage crisis brought on by drought, low water levels and other problems affecting the country's powerplants. Recently GE and the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, broke ground to formally launch the construction of the Bridge Power Project - a 400MW greenfield liquified petroleum gas (LPG) project and world's largest power plant of its kind will be built near the Tema Oil Refinery. Read more. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING

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The ground breaking ceremony for Ghana’s new Bridge Power Project was attend by several GE executives and the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.