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  • ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum (ESEF) 2019

ESEF aims to promote cooperation and partnerships to accelerate uptake of a viable market for sustainable energy solutions in the ECOWAS. The Drive Electric Initiative was featured on the sustainable Transport platform the 3rd Edition of the ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum (ESEF2019) which took place from 22 -24 October 2019 at the Kempinski Hotel, Gold Coast City in Accra, Ghana.

Ecowas

 

COP 25

Director of REEECC presenting the Drive Electric Project during COP 25

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Ghana is recognized by the UN environment as one of the countries implementing

e-mobility project in African 

E mobility

 

Presentation of Ghana's sustainable development efforts as a member of the 3% club

COP 25

 

 "Share the Road" Launch

"Share the Road" Campaign was organised by the Ghana Bamboo Bikes. The Drive Electric Initiative Supported the "Share the Road"

Campaign during the launch as well as speaking to the Environmental and Socio economic benefits of e-mobility in Africa.

Share the road

  • Launch

The Initiative was launched at the 5th Renewable Energy fair at the Accra International Conference Centre on the 7th of October 2019.

A Nissan Leaf(BEV) and Mitsubishi Outlander (PHEV) on display at the launch                   
The Snr Minister, Deputy Energy Minister and Executive Secretary of the Commission after a test drive
Snr Minister Hon. Ing. Yaw Osafo-Maafo(3rd from right) cutting the sword to launch the the initiative. With him is the Deputy Minister of Energy, the Board Chair of the Commission and Project Coordinator
 

As part of the Energy Commission’s mandate to recommend national policies for the development and utilisation of indigenous energy resources, the Commission in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy is promoting electric vehicles on our roads to create demand and drive the productive utilisation of excess electricity in the system. This initiative was launched by the Senior Minister, Hon Yaw Osafo-Maafo at the 5th Renewable Energy Fair in October 2019.

Promoting electric vehicles on our roads will usher in an era of green and sustainable technology for the future, reduce pollution and contribute to our efforts towards climate action while helping to resolve the electricity generation over-capacity in the short to medium term.

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THE DEI and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

In line with the sustainable development goals, the Drive Electric Initiative has related benefits of ensuring good health and wellbeing through the reduction in pollution. This also feeds into climate action and ensuring sustainable cities. Sustainable transport that also feeds into innovation and infrastructure and creating partnerships for goals. To successfully ensure e-mobility in Africa and around the world, partnerships will need to emerge among countries and institutions in line with the SDGs to make the world a better place.

Related Sustainable Development Goals

 

Goal 13

 Goal 13: Climate Action

Goal 3

 Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being

Goal 7

  Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Goal 9

 Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Goal 11

 Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

Goal 17

 Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goal

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