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Students from Great Ningo Celebrate Global Wind Day with a Drawing Contest

 

Students and teachers from twenty selected schools from the Great Ningo Traditional Area within the Ningo-Prampram District Directorate of the Ghana Education Service, Greater Accra Region, cheerfully celebrated the Global Wind Day 2016 on the 22 nd of June in Dawa. The students had been participating in a drawing contest sponsored by Lekela Power BV and Upwind Ayitepa Ltd. with the topic of “Wind Energy for Ghana”.  From each school, the best drawings had been selected and their creators, as well as representative teachers, had been invited to the event. Thus, the prize-giving to announce the winner drawing was eagerly anticipated.

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  • Published on June 22, 2016

Global Wind Day to be celebrated for the second time in Ghana!

Each year, a celebration day is dedicated to wind energy and all the benefits it brings to the people by generating clean and sustainable electricity. Through the realization of the 225 MW Wind Farm Ayitepa, Ghana is also destined to become part of the global wind energy community in the near future. Therefore, Upwind Ayitepa Ltd. has also this year decided to organize a local celebration of this festive day in Ghana.

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  • Published on June 08, 2016

Upwind opens new local office for community relations at Ayitepa

In order to liaise closely with the local population and the involved communities regarding our wind farm development at Ayitepa, we engaged several months ago with Mr. Francis Tsatsu Owulah a Community Liaison Officer (CLO). The CLO acts as point of contact for the local community and communicates key project information during the development and construction period of the wind park. Mr. Owulah also leads our Community Engagement Programme through consultations with local communities and stakeholders.

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  • Published on September 08, 2015

Ghana celebrates its first Global Wind Day as over 500 students meet in Ayitepa to learn about wind energy

More than 500 students from local schools gathered at Ayitepa village to celebrate the first Global Wind Day on June 26, 2015. Wind farm developers NEK Umwelttechnik AG together with Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd. organised the event close to the site of the proposed 225MW Ayitepa Wind Farm which is on track to commence construction early next year.

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  • Published on June 30, 2015
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