The Provost of the College of Engineering at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) says the College is poised to continue with the role of transforming and leading the nation’s technological development through collaborating with sister institutions across Africa and beyond.
To achieve this, Professor S.I.K Ampadu said the college has invested millions of dollars in the modernization of its policy through the review of the content of their training curriculum among others.
Professor Ampadu was full of praise to the World Bank for providing support in the area of energy studies and research through the Clean Energy Investment Framework MultiDonor Trust Fund. Professor Ampadu was speaking at the opening of a 3 day workshop for solar Energy experts at the Energy Center.
Prof Ampadu said KNUST in partnership with the International Institute for Water Environmentl Engineering (2IE) in Burkina Faso is to install two weather stations to collect primary data among other things, aids in solar Energy Resources Assessment.
In a speech read on his behalf by the Pro Vice Chancellor, Professor Peter Donkor, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Woo Ellis said the university is finalizing arrangements to sign an MOU with the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Efficiency Center (ECREEE) which is aimed to enhance the capacity to better respond to the needs of the people.
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