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:
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:
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.
Integrated Power Sector Master Plan(IPSMP) Outputs from IPM
Regional Summary Ghana
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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.
Funding Agency: Agence Française de Développement (AFD)