The Vice President of the Government of Ghana, Mahamudu Bawumia, has disclosed that the West African country is working on a policy framework to move public transportation from a dependence on petroleum fuels to electric vehicles. Vice President Bawumia has said that, in the next few years, Ghana ought to move public transport completely from dependence on petrol and diesel to electric vehicles. How electric vehicles can power the energy transition“If you look at the cost of transport in Ghana, there are two elements that dominate the pricing formula for transport: fuel and spare parts. Now, with what you are doing with electric vehicles generally, I mean, the fuel costs really become very minimal. “And then because of the nature of the engines for electric vehicles, its very low maintenance.
Source: The North Africa Journal September 30, 2023 01:02 UTC