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 98.6kWp EPC Carport Project

Funder: DFID, UK.
Recipient: Ghana Forestry Commission (GFC)
Engineering Consultant: AECOM
Location: Head Quarters, Achimota-Accra
Size: 98.6kWp
Year: 2019

Background:

The UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) has been supporting the efforts of the Ghana Forestry Commission (GFC) to strengthen governance in the forest sector, and particularly to improve regulatory controls through the introduction of a electronic Wood Tracking Chain of Custody System, a key component of the Ghana Legality Assurance System (GhLAS). The GhLAS will enable Ghana to license all timber product exports as required under its bilateral trade treaty with the EU, known as the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA). The development and the deployment of the GhLAS is currently in its final stages of completion. The first and second stage of the roll out of the electronic wood tracking system (WTS) has been completed. The final stage, aims to conclude all system development and deployment as well as bring on board the 40 relevant forest districts and the private sector constituents across the productive forest zone.

However, the GhLAS rollout has identified inadequate internet network infrastructure and connectivity as well as frequent power outages as critical problems that threaten to undermine the implementation and efficiency of Ghana’s electronic WTS and the entire GhLAS. This is having negative knock on effects of reducing capacity to collect timber revenues and control illegal activity.

After a vigorous tendering process, DENG was selected to provide a reliable and an environmentally friendly energy solution, a Solar PV system coupled with a battery backup, to make sure the system runs continuously without the fear of any power interruption.

Solution:

Deng installed 308 modules of JA 320WP model, connected to 3 x SMA STP 25000 and 1 x SMA STP 20000 and with a battery backup of 720kWh. DENG maintains and monitors the site via an online monitoring resource to ensure maximum energy output.




25.6kWp EPC Carport Project

Funder: DFID, UK.
Recipient: Ghana Forestry Commission (GFC)
Engineering Consultant: AECOM
Location: TIDD, Kumasi
Size: 25.6kWp
Year: 2019

Background:

The UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) has been supporting the efforts of the Ghana Forestry Commission (GFC) to strengthen governance in the forest sector, and particularly to improve regulatory controls through the introduction of a electronic Wood Tracking Chain of Custody System, a key component of the Ghana Legality Assurance System (GhLAS). The GhLAS will enable Ghana to license all timber product exports as required under its bilateral trade treaty with the EU, known as the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA). The development and the deployment of the GhLAS is currently in its final stages of completion. The first and second stage of the roll out of the electronic wood tracking system (WTS) has been completed. The final stage, aims to conclude all system development and deployment as well as bring on board the 40 relevant forest districts and the private sector constituents across the productive forest zone.

However, the GhLAS rollout has identified inadequate internet network infrastructure and connectivity as well as frequent power outages as critical problems that threaten to undermine the implementation and efficiency of Ghana’s electronic WTS and the entire GhLAS. This is having negative knock on effects of reducing capacity to collect timber revenues and control illegal activity.

After a vigorous tendering process, DENG was selected to provide a reliable and an environmentally friendly energy solution, a Solar PV system coupled with a battery backup, to make sure the system runs continuously without the fear of any power interruption.

Solution:

Deng installed 80 modules of JA 320WP model, connected to 1 x SMA STP 25000 and with a battery backup of 192kWh.
DENG maintains and monitors the site via an online monitoring resource to ensure maximum energy output.




25.6kWp EPC Carport Project

Funder: DFID, UK.
Recipient: Ghana Forestry Commission (GFC)
Engineering Consultant: AECOM
Location: TIDD, Takoradi
Size: 25.6kWp
Year: 2019

Background:

The UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) has been supporting the efforts of the Ghana Forestry Commission (GFC) to strengthen governance in the forest sector, and particularly to improve regulatory controls through the introduction of a electronic Wood Tracking Chain of Custody System, a key component of the Ghana Legality Assurance System (GhLAS). The GhLAS will enable Ghana to license all timber product exports as required under its bilateral trade treaty with the EU, known as the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA). The development and the deployment of the GhLAS is currently in its final stages of completion. The first and second stage of the roll out of the electronic wood tracking system (WTS) has been completed. The final stage, aims to conclude all system development and deployment as well as bring on board the 40 relevant forest districts and the private sector constituents across the productive forest zone.

However, the GhLAS rollout has identified inadequate internet network infrastructure and connectivity as well as frequent power outages as critical problems that threaten to undermine the implementation and efficiency of Ghana’s electronic WTS and the entire GhLAS. This is having negative knock on effects of reducing capacity to collect timber revenues and control illegal activity.

After a vigorous tendering process, DENG was selected to provide a reliable and an environmentally friendly energy solution, a Solar PV system coupled with a battery backup, to make sure the system runs continuously without the fear of any power interruption.

Solution:

Deng installed 80 modules of JA 320WP model, connected to 1X SMA STP 25000 and with a battery backup of 192kWh. DENG maintains and monitors the site via an online monitoring resource to ensure maximum energy output.




76.8kWp EPC Carport Project

Funder: DFID, UK.
Recipient: Ghana Forestry Commission (GFC)
Engineering Consultant: AECOM
Location: RMSC, Kumasi
Size: 76.8kWp
Year: 2019

Background:

The UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) has been supporting the efforts of the Ghana Forestry Commission (GFC) to strengthen governance in the forest sector, and particularly to improve regulatory controls through the introduction of a electronic Wood Tracking Chain of Custody System, a key component of the Ghana Legality Assurance System (GhLAS). The GhLAS will enable Ghana to license all timber product exports as required under its bilateral trade treaty with the EU, known as the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA). The development and the deployment of the GhLAS is currently in its final stages of completion. The first and second stage of the roll out of the electronic wood tracking system (WTS) has been completed. The final stage, aims to conclude all system development and deployment as well as bring on board the 40 relevant forest districts and the private sector constituents across the productive forest zone.

However, the GhLAS rollout has identified inadequate internet network infrastructure and connectivity as well as frequent power outages as critical problems that threaten to undermine the implementation and efficiency of Ghana’s electronic WTS and the entire GhLAS. This is having negative knock on effects of reducing capacity to collect timber revenues and control illegal activity.

After a vigorous tendering process, DENG was selected to provide a reliable and an environmentally friendly energy solution, a Solar PV system coupled with a battery backup, to make sure the system runs continuously without the fear of any power interruption.

Solution:

Deng installed 240 modules of JA 320WP model, connected to 2 x SMA STP 25000 and 1 x SMA STP 20000 and with a battery backup of 480kWh.

DENG maintains and monitors the site via an online monitoring resource to ensure maximum energy output.


74.8kWp (2.2kWp x 34 sites) EPC Ground Mount

Funder: DFID, UK.
Recipient: Ghana Forestry Commission (GFC)
Engineering Consultant: AECOM
Location: 34 District Offices of GFC in Eastern Region, Brong Ahafo, Western, Ashanti & Volta Regions
Size: 2.2kWp
Year: 2019

Background:

The UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) has been supporting the efforts of the Ghana Forestry Commission (GFC) to strengthen governance in the forest sector, and particularly to improve regulatory controls through the introduction of a electronic Wood Tracking Chain of Custody System, a key component of the Ghana Legality Assurance System (GhLAS). The GhLAS will enable Ghana to license all timber product exports as required under its bilateral trade treaty with the EU, known as the Voluntary Partnership Agreement (VPA). The development and the deployment of the GhLAS is currently in its final stages of completion. The first and second stage of the roll out of the electronic wood tracking system (WTS) has been completed. The final stage, aims to conclude all system development and deployment as well as bring on board the 40 relevant forest districts and the private sector constituents across the productive forest zone.

However, the GhLAS rollout has identified inadequate internet network infrastructure and connectivity as well as frequent power outages as critical problems that threaten to undermine the implementation and efficiency of Ghana’s electronic WTS and the entire GhLAS. This is having negative knock on effects of reducing capacity to collect timber revenues and control illegal activity.

After a vigorous tendering process, DENG was selected to provide a reliable and an environmentally friendly energy solution, a Solar PV system coupled with a battery backup, to make sure the system runs continuously without the fear of any power interruption.

Solution:

Deng installed 8 modules of JA 275WP model, connected to Goodwe 5048ES and with a battery backup of 19.2kWh, for each of the 34 sites, designed to produce an estimated daily energy of 4.5kWh to run the WTS. DENG maintains and monitors these sites via an online monitoring resource to ensure maximum energy output.