1. Professional Education for Renewable Energies in Ghana
The Brew-Hammond Energy Centre is implementing a project titled “Professional Education for Renewable Energy in Ghana - ProREG" in collaboration with Technische Universität Berlin, University for Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) as well as six corporate partners. The project seeks to integrate a new approach to teaching and learning suited to industry requirements regarding renewable energy curriculum taught at the tertiary level. The intention is to make the courses we teach, student-centered and practice-oriented to strength our student’s pedagogy to make them more relevant to industry and become more entrepreneurial.
The Brew-Hammond Energy Center is contracted by the Energy Commission to undertake a consultancy for the Energy Commission of Ghana for the establishment of an Energy Academy (E-Academy) to offer training in energy policy formulation, energy planning, renewable energy, energy efficiency and conservation, and regulation.
3. Development of standard and compliance framework for low emission transport and an electric mobility road map for São Tomé and Príncipe
The Brew-Hammond Energy Center in collaboration with pManifold Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd has been contracted by the United Nations Industrial Development (UNIDO) to work on a project entitled “developing a standard and compliance framework for low emission transport and an electric mobility road map for São Tomé and Príncipe”.
4. Climate Compatible Growth
Climate Compatible Growth’s (CCG) National Partnerships team, led by the Centre for Global Equality, has recently partnered with The Brew-Hammond Energy Centre at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (TBHEC-KNUST) to be the coordination institution of the Ghana CCG Network. The Centre will lead efforts in Ghana on Climate Compatibility Growth.
5. Market Entry into Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) for the Productive Sector in Ghana
The Brew-Hammond Energy Centre, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Energy Service Centre of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI-ESC) to provide training courses in renewable energy to its technical personnel under the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur International Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) bilateral ‘Market Entry into Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) for the Productive Sector in Ghana’ project. This project has provided funding support to AGI-ESC through the German GFA Consulting Consortium (GFA) which will be used to carry out the training.
6. Hybrid waste to Energy as a sustainable solution for Ghana (Waste-to-Energy)
The Brew-Hammond Energy Centre (TBHEC), KNUST, is working with the West African Science Service on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL) and the Project Management Agency Julich (PJJ) as a local partner on the project dubbed “Hybrid waste to Energy as a sustainable solution for Ghana”.
7. Fostering Research and Intra-African Knowledge Transfer through Mobility and Education (FRAME)
The Brew-Hammond Energy Centre (TBHEC), KNUST together with five (5) other partners from African Higher Education Institutions is implementing a project titled” Fostering Research and Intra-African Knowledge Transfer through Mobility and Education (FRAME)”.
8. Boosting Green Employment and Enterprise Opportunities in Ghana
SNV Ghana is implementing a four-year joint project titled Boosting Green Employment and Enterprise Opportunities in Ghana (GrEEn) with the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) with funding from the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands. The GrEEn project is being implemented in two regions, the Western and the Ashanti Regions, with the objective of contributing to addressing the root causes of irregular migration by supporting sustainable and climate resilient local economies, green and decent jobs as well as enterprises in Agriculture, Energy and WASH.
9. Energy System Modelling for the Real World
This project is a 3-year project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. The project seeks to advance energy system modelling methods and knowledge transfer for sustainable and resilient urban energy planning with a special focus on developing countries.
10. Agrivoltaic Technology in Drylands of West Africa
The Brew-Hammond Energy Centre, KNUST, in collaboration with the Crop Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR-CRI) have been awarded a grant to execute a project titled “Agrivoltaic Technology in Drylands of West Africa: Strengthening National Innovation Systems for Diffusion and Market Development at the Water-Energy-Food Nexus”.
11. Technical Assessment and Commissioning of 150 Solar Powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS) in Ghana
The Brew-Hammond Energy Centre (TBHEC), KNUST, has been contracted by GIZ to undertake consultancy services related to technical assessment and commissioning of 150 solar powered irrigation systems in Ghana, under the ‘People’s Green Energy (PGE)’ Project.