Cape Coast Technical University (CCTU), Ghana, has recently taken to its official Facebook page to share the news of building Ghana’s first solar-powered tricycle (keke), Siggy reveals.
The Central Regional minister, Hon. Justina M. Assan, and Mr. Frederick Ken. Appiah, a representative of the Energy Commission, were present at the event.
According to the post, the Solar Tricycle was designed and produced by the Engineering Design & Innovation Centre of CCTU with support from the Energy Commission of Ghana.
The tricycle is noiseless although it has an engine and it also has Wifi with some other features, Dr. Kwame Anane-Fenin, Director of the Centre shared. Mr. Frederick Ken. Appiah, a representative of Energy Commission, Ghana shared that the commission is glad to have provided funds to support the innovation and entreated more industries to come onboard to support clean technologies.
The Central Regional minister also expressed how happy she is about an innovation like that emerging from the region and pledged her support to the management of the school.