Electricity is an essential commodity for modern life, and Ghana is no exception. The country’s economy, social well-being, and development rely heavily on the availability and accessibility of electricity. However, despite significant strides made in the electricity sector, Ghana still faces several challenges, including inadequate supply, high tariffs, and inefficient distribution.
Electricity law and policy play a crucial role in addressing these challenges and ensuring the sustainable development of the sector. Understanding the legal and regulatory framework governing electricity in Ghana is vital for stakeholders in the sector, including policymakers, regulators, investors, and consumers.
This book aims to provide a comprehensive overview of energy law and policy in Ghana with an emphasis on electricity. It covers various aspects of the electricity sector, including generation, transmission, distribution, and consumption. It also examines the role of regulatory bodies, such as the Energy Commission, in regulating the sector.
The book features contributions from experts in the field of electricity law and policy in Ghana, offering a diverse range of perspectives on the sector. It is intended to serve as a reference guide for stakeholders in the electricity sector, as well as researchers, academics, and students interested in energy policy and regulation.
As Ghana continues to pursue its development agenda, the electricity sector will remain a crucial component of its economic and social development. This book aims to contribute to the ongoing discourse on electricity law and policy in Ghana and, ultimately, to the sector’s sustainable development.