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uniCredit introduces solar energy financing

uniCredit Ghana Limited, one of the country’s leading Savings and Loans Companies, has shown the way in promoting the use of solar energy by the general public.

Speaking on the sidelines of the launch of a new IT platform for the company, the CEO Mr. Samuel Sakyi-Hyde said uniCredit had developed a special product for individuals and organizations to acquire and install solar energy systems which would meet their energy requirements. He said through the offering, uniCredit would partner interested parties to conveniently finance the acquisition and installation of solar power systems; and consequently, promote the use of solar energy in the country.

Mr. Sakyi-Hyde also hinted that uniCredit’s new state-of-the-art IT infrastructure will significantly improve its service delivery by ensuring greater accessibility and enhanced product features for its clientele. He said the IT upgrade was the first of many milestones that would be implemented this year to ensure that uniCredit provides the best to its esteemed customers. He mentioned that current account holders could now clear their cheques at uniCredit just a day after the day of presenting their cheques (D+1) .In addition Clients can clear their cheques within a day ( express clearing) offering customers greater convenience in transacting business with the organization.

Commenting on the organization’s expansion program, Mr. Sakyi-Hyde said that uniCredit is poised to achieve the 20-branch mark by the last quarter of this year. He stated that 4 branches would be established at Kokomlemle and Ridge in Accra; Doctor Mensah in Kumasi; and Kasoa in the Central Region by the first half of the year. He was confident that these would improve access to its products and services for its many customers, as well as introduce the uniCredit brand to prospective ones.

“We have delivered on our promise of being the ‘caring partner’ of our customers in Accra, Kumasi and Takoradi. We want to extend the uniCredit experience of value-added products and services as well as business advisory to additional locations; and we hope this will improve the living conditions of our people and affect the general economy at large”, Mr. Sakyi-Hyde noted.