This project was within the framework of the cooperation between the German State of North Rhine Westphalia (NRW) and Ghana, and it was aimed at supporting KNUST to become a centre of competence for climate and resource protection providing state of-the-art studies, advisory services to public and private bodies and serves as a showroom for environmental technologies.
Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH was contracted by the State Chancellery of NRW to facilitate this project. The cooperation involving Westfälische Hochschule Gelsenkirchen and Technische Universität Dortmund focused on Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Waste management and Resource recovery.
An amount of €87,441 was released by GIZ for both the first and second phases of this cooperation which had just ended. This project had provided funds for state of the art biogas testing equipment, sensors and other equipment for monitoring energy consumption in selected buildings, biofuel generator, etc. In relation to this project, TEC was currently hosted by Mr. Andreas Ahrenbog, a bioenergy expert as a Research Fellow. Work is completed for phase 3 of the project.
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Dr. Gabriel Takyi, Project Director