As the Director, Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Promotion, Mr. Agyarko is responsible for;
- development and implementation of projects aimed at improving energy efficiency;
- elaboration of rules and regulations to ensure standards and proper labeling regime for appliances;
- public education aimed at behavioural change leading to efficient use of energy;
- development of projects and programmes aimed at improving energy efficiency in industrial, commercial and residential and transport sectors and their climate impacts;
He obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree in Administration from the School of Administration, Legon, in 1991 and a Master of Science Degree in Energy Management from Norwegian School of Management in 1999.
Prior to joining the Energy Commission, He worked as a Professional Associate in SEED Solutions, a consultancy firm that has a specialty in energy management. He played an important role in the deployment of prepayment metering system for both electricity and water in Ghana.
At the Energy Commission, He has assisted in the design and successful implementation of a number of energy efficiency projects. His contribution was critical in the 2007 mass CFL exchange programme in Ghana and the installation of capacitor banks in selected public buildings.
He has successfully forged and nurtured a collaborative relationship between the Energy Commission and various energy sector stakeholders, and has organized and served as resource person on a number of seminars and workshops on Energy Efficiency and Conservation which have been heavily patronized by the sector stakeholders and industry. He has also served as a resource person on a number of energy efficiency and conservation seminars in Africa sub of the sahara.
By his frequent participation in radio and television interviews and discussions on the Commission’s work and activities, he has succeeded in positioning the Energy Commission as a very credible policy advisor of energy efficiency solutions to the government of Ghana.
He has experience in end-use energy analysis, identification of energy saving opportunities and quantification and justification of energy efficiency projects.