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The Impact of Droughts and Climate Change on Electricity Generation in Ghana

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Ghana’s electricity is mainly generated from hydrological sources, the major being the Akosombo dam, built in 1965, which depends on rainfall in maintaining its optimum levels. Severe power problems faced by the country over the years have been blamed on erratic rainfall patterns due to climate change. The paper investigates the true causes of major power rationings after 37 years of producing electricity in Ghana

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