What Are the Hurdles to Regional Integration of Electricity Supply As a Part of the Solution to West Africa's Power Shortage?
Article from: OGEL 3 (2009), in OGEL Student Special
(CEPMLP) This paper seeks to answer the question whether regional integration of electricity supply is a viable solution to West Africa's power problems. Using Ghana and Nigeria as case studies, this paper will describe their existing power systems and how the low quality of service found in these countries contributes to the `vicious cycle' of their individual electricity industries being capacity-short. This paper is concerned with identifying the main challenges facing integration initiatives in the West African electricity sector. The approach ...