Achieving Universal Power Access In West Africa Tops Agenda At RES:West

By Cyber Era Staff   

Current developments on achieving universal access to power within the West Africa sub region, is top of the agenda for discussion at the 4th annual Regional Energy Summit:West Africa(RES:West), to be held in Dakar, Senegal, between 2-3 December, 2019, Cyber Era Online(www.cyberera.com.ng) gathers.

In partnership with the Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA), RES: West will bring together over 300 investors, project leaders and utilities stakeholders.

In addition to Director-General, APUA Abel Didier Tella, speakers confirmed include: Bachir Ismael Ouedraogo, Minister of Energy, Burkina Faso, Bachir Ismael Ouedraogo, Special Adviser to the President, Energy and Environment, Presidency of the Republic of Senegal, Boubacar Mbodji, CEO, SENELEC, Papa Mademba Biteye,  Chief Executive Officer, Volta River Authority (VRA) Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa, Director General, Compagnie Ivoirienne de l’Electricité (CIE) Ahmadou Bakayoko, Director-General, SONABEL, Baba Ahmed Coulibaly, Managing Director, Gambia National Water and Electricity Company (NAWEC) Alpha Robinson, Director Energy Trading, Electricity Company Ghana (ECG) , Mustapha Zakaria-Cisse, Resident Country Director Senegal, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Molly A. Glenn, West Africa Country Representative, U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) Josh Egba, Chairman, Kaduna Electric Company, Director General, Agence Nationale pour les Energies Renouvelables (ANER), Yusuf H. Abubakar Djiby Ndiaye.

Official endorsing partners of the Summit include APUA, ANER, SENELEC, REA alongside Strategic Partners Fieldstone Africa and DLA Piper.

“As we continuously strive to promote development and integration of African power systems through the interconnection of networks, we also ensure that the pooling of energy resources is a win-win approach for the entire market. We are therefore pleased to partner with RES: West in Senegal which will provide a vital platform in bringing together African power utilities and stakeholders to making power more accessible, affordable and reliable for the African peoples,” said Didier Tella.

Official endorsing partners of the Summit include APUA, ANER, SENELEC, REA alongside Strategic Partners Fieldstone Africa and DLA Piper.

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