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               electricity supply industry Local Content and               

Local Participation Committee inaugurated

 

In 2016, the Parliament of Ghana passed the Energy Commission (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act 933) to incorporate into the mandate of the Commission as outlined in the Energy Commission Act, 1997 (Act 541), provisions on local content and local participation in relation to the energy supply industry and for related matters. Subsequently, in 2017, Parliament also passed the  Energy Commission (Local Content and Local Participation) (Electricity Supply Industry) Regulations, 2017 (L.I. 2354). Section 9 of L.I. 2354 establishes the ESI Local Content and Local Participation Committee to among other things:

 

  • Oversee the development and measurable growth of local content and local participation in the ESI;
  • Monitor and coordinate local content and local participation performance of all persons engaged in activities in the ESI in accordance with the Regulations; and
  • Ensure the implementation of the provisions of the Regulations

On Thursday, 2nd May, 2019, the Hon. Minister for Energy inaugurated the LCLP Committee as formed at his Offices at the Ministry of Energy.

 

The Committee is composed of the followings persons:

 

  • Dr. Alfred Ofosu Ahenkorah, Executive Secretary Energy Commission                                                     -      Chairman
  • Dr. Tony Oteng-Gyasi, Representative, Association of Ghana Industries(AGI)                                        -       Member
  • Dr. S.B. Amponsah, Representative, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development             -       Member
  • Mr. Solomon Adjetey, Representative, Ministry of Energy                                                                            -      Member
  • Miss Jennifer Brown, Representative, Ministry of Energy                                                         -       Member
  • Dr. Ishmael Ackah, Local Content Coordinator, Energy Commission                                                         -      Member
  • Mr. Benjamin Effah, Representative, Transmission Utility (GRIDCo)                                                         -     Member
  • Mr. F.K. Nagatey, Representative, Ghana Standards Authority                                                                     -      Member
  • Mr. David Ruthven Adzogble, Representative, Ghana Employers Association                                        -      Member
  • Ing. Kingsford Laryea, Representative, Ghana Institution of Engineers                                                    -      Member
  • Mr. Micahel Opoku Akurang, Representative, Ministry of Trade                                                                 -       Member              

 

Click below to download the infographs on key Findings and Issues from a Baseline Study for the effective implementation of L.I. 2354.

 

Integrated Power Sector Master Plan(IPSMP) Outputs from IPM

 

IPSMP GH-IPM v1.2018 Assumptions Book

Transmission Summary_ALL Strategies

 

Plant Details

 

Regional Summary Ghana

 

 

Note: 

All assumptions used for 2018 version of the IPSMP will be reviewed on a regular basis, with inputs from various stakeholders. Please send all comments and

suggestions to Head of Planning, Energy Commission This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and IRRP Chief of Party This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Expressions of interest must be delivered in soft copy to Kofi Agyarko (Director, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency & Climate Change) at the Energy Commission Ghana, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by October 29, 2018 at 12:00pm GMT

  • Technical Assistance Facility (TAF) to support local banks and stakeholders in Ghana towards the development of energy efficiency (EE) and renewable energy (RE) projects under the Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy Finance (SUNREF) programme.

Click here to download full document

Funding Agency: Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

 

Local Content Regulations (L.I. 2354) -Synopsis

On 22nd December, 2017, the Energy Commission (Local Content and Local Participation) (Electricity Supply Industry (ESI)) Regulations, 2017, (L.I. 2354) was passed by the Parliament of Ghana into law. The objective of the regulations is to achieve a minimum of fifty-one percent (51%) equity participation in wholesale supply and distribution in the electricity supply industry (ESI) in Ghana and 60% local content and also develop capacity in the manufacturing industry for electrical cables, solar cells, conductors, accessories, etc.

The Local Content and Local Participation Committee is mandated to ensure the implementation of these Regulations. This shall be done in collaboration with various stakeholders in the ESI. The Local Content and Local Participation Secretariat of the Energy Commission, headed by the Coordinator, shall coordinate all activities towards the full implementation of the provisions of the Regulations.

click here to download the L.I

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