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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.


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