EnergyNet will host the third Regional Energy Co-operation Summit (RECS): West in Ghana from 26-28 September 2018 – exploring business opportunities in the WAPP regional electricity market and the impact that anchor energy projects will have on regional energy development.
RECS is held with the official endorsement and participation of Honourable Boakye Agyarko, Minister for Energy of the Republic of Ghana.
In alignment with the opportunities in the energy market in West Africa, the programme will follow Agyarko’s portfolio: power, petroleum and financing infrastructures.
A strong emphasis will be given to the Government’s plans to consolidate the gas sector and improve efficiency in the state energy utilities, particularly the ECG Private Sector Participation (ECG PSP) process.
The launch of the regional electricity market will impact West Africa’s regional economy and create new business opportunities. Mr. Ki, Secretary General of West African Power Pool (WAPP) and Prof. Bogler, Chairman of ECOWAS Regional Regulatory Authority (ERERA) will present the first phase of the implementation and their priorities.
In addition to the above, speakers confirmed include: Boakye Agyarko, Ghana’s Minister for Energy, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, Deputy Minister for Petroleum and William Aidoo, Deputy Minister for Power, Ghana.
Others are Aziz Rabbah, Minister of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, Morocco, William Amuna, Policy Advisor Ministry of Energy, Ghana, Alfred K. Ofosu Ahenkorah, Executive Secretary, Energy Commission of Ghana, Fred Oware, Chief Executive Officer, BUI Power Authority, Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa, Chief Executive Officer, Volta River Authority (VRA), Ghana, Cüneyt Uygun, Chief Executive Officer, AKSA Power, Charles Darku, Former Managing Director, Tullow Oil and Matthias Adler, Head of Division, Infrastructure and Financial Sector, West Africa, KFW