PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to identify the risks associated with private sector participation (PSP) in power generation (PG) projects, how they were allocated and the strategies used to mitigate their likely adverse effects.Design/methodology/approachThe paper adopts case study research method and cross-case analyses to unearth the key risks and the contractual instruments used to manage them.FindingsThe paper identified 30 risk factors associated with four major private sector PG projects in Ghana. The allocation and mitigation strategies of these risks are also reported.Originality/valueThis is the first study to create a risk register of PSP PG projects. Private investors and government have been provided with a comprehensive list of risks associated with PG infrastructure. Would-be investors have also been armed with some potential risk management strategies for proper project structuring.
Journal of Facilities Management – Emerald Publishing
Published: May 15, 2017