Examining The Adoption Of Green Energy Technologies In The Hospitality Industry From 2010 To 2018 In La Dade-Kotopon Municipality

ABSTRACT The global campaign against the use of conventional energy sources due to its resultant harmful effects coupled with the erratic nature of power supply in Ghana, high-energy consumption of hotels as well as issues surrounding environment sustainability necessitated the study. The study examined the adoption perspectives of GETs in the La Dade-Kotopon Municipality from 2010 to 2018, with focus on the types of adopted GETs, factors contributing to the adoption and non-adoption of green energy technologies and a review of the national policy frameworks in promoting the adoption of GETs. A census was conducted to study all the fifteen (15) registered hotels in the LADMA to assess the measures that were taken during the load shedding (dumsor) period with concentration on GET adoption. In addition, key resource persons were purposively selected and interviewed based on their roles in the promotion of GETs whilst private entrepreneurs were also interviewed to gain more perspective on some issues raised by the hotels. The findings of the research revealed that hotels largely adopted solar PVs due to their knowledge of the product and its availability on the market. Again, hotels adopted green energy technologies in order to cut down cost of electricity and to gain constant supply of electricity. However, the cost of the GETs coupled with lack of proper understanding of its associated benefits were the major reasons that led to the non-adoption of green energy technologies by some hotels. Furthermore, the country having laid down policies that can largely influence the adoption of GETs, has failed in implementing majority of its provisions. As a result of these findings, the study recommends an educational and awareness campaign for all hotels on GETs, granting of subsidizes on components of GETs, implementation of key provisions within the national policy framework and proper coordination between the regulatory bodies in charge of the activities of hotels to promote the uptake of GETs. 

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APA

Africa, P. & DANQUAH, S (2021). Examining The Adoption Of Green Energy Technologies In The Hospitality Industry From 2010 To 2018 In La Dade-Kotopon Municipality. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/examining-the-adoption-of-green-energy-technologies-in-the-hospitality-industry-from-2010-to-2018-in-la-dade-kotopon-municipality

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Africa, PSN, and STEPHANIE DANQUAH "Examining The Adoption Of Green Energy Technologies In The Hospitality Industry From 2010 To 2018 In La Dade-Kotopon Municipality" Afribary. Afribary, 09 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/examining-the-adoption-of-green-energy-technologies-in-the-hospitality-industry-from-2010-to-2018-in-la-dade-kotopon-municipality. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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Africa, PSN, and STEPHANIE DANQUAH . "Examining The Adoption Of Green Energy Technologies In The Hospitality Industry From 2010 To 2018 In La Dade-Kotopon Municipality". Afribary, Afribary, 09 Apr. 2021. Web. 21 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/examining-the-adoption-of-green-energy-technologies-in-the-hospitality-industry-from-2010-to-2018-in-la-dade-kotopon-municipality >.

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Africa, PSN and DANQUAH, STEPHANIE . "Examining The Adoption Of Green Energy Technologies In The Hospitality Industry From 2010 To 2018 In La Dade-Kotopon Municipality" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 21, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/examining-the-adoption-of-green-energy-technologies-in-the-hospitality-industry-from-2010-to-2018-in-la-dade-kotopon-municipality