MCC signed a five-year, $498.2 million compact with the Government of Ghana on August 5, that will transform Ghana’s energy sector. The compact, the largest U.S. Government transaction under Power Africa, is expected to catalyze billions in private energy investment.

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Remarks by MCC CEO Dana J. Hyde at Corporate Council on Africa Luncheon

MCC CEO Dana J. Hyde joins the Corporate Council on Africa to celebrate Ghana as an investment partner, highlighting the MCC-Ghana $498 million Power Compact that will transform the power sector and attract private investment.  Read

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Ghana Power Compact Signing Ceremony

On August 5, 2014, in a ceremony at the U.S. Department of State, MCC signed a $498.2 million compact with the Government of Ghana to transform the country’s power sector by investing in projects focused on distribution, energy efficiency and renewable energy.Watch

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Remarks by MCC CEO Dana J. Hyde at the Signing of the Ghana Power Compact

MCC CEO Dana J. Hyde joins President John Mahama of Ghana and Secretary of State John Kerry for the signing of Ghana's $498 million Power Compact that will transform the country's power sector, attracting private investment and promoting economic growth.  Read

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Malawi’s semi-annual review: Shedding light on power sector reform

Malawi's main electrical utility is holding semi-annual public meetings to provide transparency into the broad power sector reforms the country has adopted under its MCC compact. Read

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MCC at ten: ten years of reducing poverty

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Calendar of Events

  • August 5, 2014

    Ghana Compact Signing Ceremony

    MCC and the Republic of Ghana will sign a five-year compact for up to $498.2 million that will transform Ghana's power sector and potentially catalyze billions of dollars in private investment.
  • July 17, 2014

    Twitter Chat: Food Security and Economic Development in Burkina Faso

    Join MCC and ACDI/VOCA on July 17 for a Twitter chat about food security and economic development in Burkina Faso
  • June 20, 2014

    Quarterly Public Town Hall

    MCC will hold a town hall meeting. Topics of discussion will include overview of the June Board of Directors meeting and MCC's second compact with Ghana.This event is open to the public.

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MCC supports the United Nations Millennium Development Goals to reduce poverty and hunger, strengthen access to education and improve health by emphasizing good governance and the prioritization of investments toward sustainable economic growth.