Eric Oteng-Abayie

Content by Eric Oteng-Abayie
  • Publication - Project Report

    Powering the powerless: Economic impact of rural electrification in Ghana

    13 Aug 2018 | George Adu, John Bosco Dramani, Eric Oteng-Abayie

  • Blog post

    The economic impacts of investing in rural electrification in Ghana

    Ending energy poverty is recognised by Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7. In Ghana, significant progress in extending electricity access across the country has been made, particularly in rural areas where access levels rose from 1% to 63% of the population between 1991 and 2014. However, evidence on the economic benefits of rural electrification projects remains...

    1 Aug 2018 | George Adu, John Bosco Dramani, Eric Oteng-Abayie

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Powering the powerless: Economic impact of rural electrification in Ghana

    Ghana has made significant progress in extending electricity access across the country, particularly in rural areas where access levels rose from 1% to 63% of the population between 1991 and 2014. However, huge capital investment is still required to achieve universal access to electricity by the year 2020 under the National Electrification Scheme. The economic benefit...

    12 Feb 2018 | George Adu, Eric Oteng-Abayie, John Bosco Dramani

  • Project

    Powering the powerless: Economic impact of rural electrification in Ghana

    Even though rural electrification projects in Ghana started in 1970s, less than 50% of rural households in Ghana have access to electricity, compared to 72-75% at the national level. This suggests wide disparities in electricity access between rural and urban households, which could explain a large share of the observed inequalities in income and welfare between rural and...

    28 Sep 2017 | George Adu, Eric Oteng-Abayie, John Bosco Dramani