Since the establishment of NPI;

  • A clear and comprehensive road map has been developed for the nuclear power programme which is divided into three (3) Phases with three Milestones. Currently, the programme is nearing the completion of Phase 1; Most of the infrastructural issues have been developed to meet Phase 1 target;
  • Siting studies have advanced to meeting Phase 1 target;
  • Human resource development plan developed and undergoing review;
  • Currently reviewing the existing environmental protection framework to be consistent with nuclear power requirements;
  • Plans, strategies and options for the management and disposal of radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel are being finalised;
  • Preliminary grid studies conducted, planning for detailed studies already started with the grid operator;
  • A number of stakeholder engagement/involvement conducted. Questionnaires developed to conduct a nationwide survey on public perception and receptiveness of nuclear power
  • Successfully conducted an Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) mission for Phase 1;
  • Ghana has enacted a comprehensive nuclear law and established an independent nuclear regulatory authority and
  • Ghana has adhered/signed to most of the international conventions on development of nuclear power programme.
  • Ghana has started the process of identifying and establishing an owner/operator organization for the first nuclear power plant.