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The Regional Energy Co-operation Summit is an annual investors meeting focused on energy, infrastructure, and finance of projects addressing cross-border co-operation and regional integration.
The Summit comes to Ghana as an evolution of the successful Powering Africa: Ghana meeting which took place in 2015. The agenda will build on the discussions which took place at the first meeting, looking at how Ghana can achieve its potential for regional collaboration in the power sector by working with other African countries.
Energy, infrastructure, and finance will form the cornerstones of the discussions. Cross-border cooperation in West Africa is crucial to develop mechanisms that facilitate trade and power exchange among States. Sessions will address cross-border co-operation and regional integration, unlocking West Africa’s investments in energy and infrastructure to support industrialisation.
This meeting has the full support of the Ministry of Power of the Republic of Ghana, GRIDCo, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), and the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) as well as the West African Power Pool (WAPP) and ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA).
ECOWAS Energy Ministers, Government Representatives, Heads of Utilities, Regulators, power developers, technology providers, financiers, and multilateral agencies from across West Africa will attend to discuss strategies to engage the private sector and multilaterals.