Title of Research
Hybrid Waste to Energy as Sustainable Solution for Ghana (Waste2Energy)
Principal Investigator / Project Coordinator
Research Team Members and Departments
Susana Ayittah, Student Researcher, Chemical Engineering Department
Asare Boateng Dua, Student Researcher, Chemistry Department
Other Collaborating Institutions or Departments
Several other partners
Research Amount/ Grant size
€124,500.00 (KNUST Share)
Funding Agency/Source of funding
The project is funded by the Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in Germany and with the supervision of the Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI).
Research Duration (Start and End Date)
31st March, 2020 to 31st December, 2023
Research Story/ Article
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”.
Expected Outcomes: The main objective of the project is to setup a 400 kW hybrid power plant to treat urban solid waste in the Atwima-Nwabiagya Municipality in Ashanti Region.