ECOWAS holds forum in Accra today on status of energy delivery in sub-region

A two-day coordination meeting for institutions responsible for energy matters in ECOWAS opens in Accra today.

It will consider the status of energy delivery in West Africa and will specifically focus on the status of the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Market.

It will also consider the state of implementation of priority projects of the ECOWAS Master Plan 2019 to 2033, Emergency Power Supply programme as well as the project construction of the West African Power Pool Information and Coordination Centre which is based in Calavi near Cotonou in Benin.

Participants will be briefed on progress relating to the West African Gas Pipeline Operations, the East interconnection at the Ghana level, the new pricing methodology, and issues relating to strengthening gas supply.

Other issues include Improvement of payment of deliveries of gas supply, and resolving the issue of the headquarters of the Accra-based ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority.


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