CCTU Recently launched A SOLAR TRICYCLE


The Central Regional Minister, Hon. Justina M. Assan, was accompanied by the University's management and Mr. Frederick Ken. Appiah, a representative of Ghana's Energy Commission, to introduce the first ever Solar Tricycle (Pragya) in Ghana on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.

The Solar Tricycle was designed and produced by the Engineering Design & Innovation Centre of CCTU with support from the  Energy Commission of Ghana.

In his presentation , Dr. Kwame Anane-Fenin, Director of the Centre revealed that the Solar Tricycle doesn’t only run without an engine but it is also noiseless, has a WiFi and other amazing features.

In his speech, Mr. Frederick Appiah expressed the Commission’s delight in funding such an initiative and further called on the industries and the developing partners to help support such innovative clean technologies and the scale up of them for greater impact.

The Vice-Chancellor, Rt. Rev. Ing. Prof. J.D. Owusu-Sekyere appreciated the support of the Energy Commission and further appealed to the Commission and the Regional Minister for more support since the University had a lot of innovations in the offing that can boost renewable energy in Ghana and beyond.

In her brief remarks, Hon. Justina M. Assan expressed her delight to have had this innovation emerging out of her Region. She pledged her full support to the Management of the University.

Present at the also were: Prof. S. K. Ansah, Pro Vice-Chancellor; Dr. Francis N. Akrono, Registrar; Prof. Lawrence Atepor, Dean-Faculty of Engineering ; Hon. Barbara A. Ayisi, former MP-Cape Coast North; Prof. K. Abano, UCC and many others 

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Source: CCTU 

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