Boosting power sector for sustainable future


…Power Energy Ghana Exhibition showcases latest developments

Last week, from October 11 to 13, the Accra International Conference Centre played host to the Power Energy Ghana Exhibition, a significant international event showcasing the latest developments in the power, energy, and electrical sector.

The exhibition was inaugurated by Mr. Kwame Amoah, the Director of Petroleum at the Ministry of Energy, representing Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister for Energy, and witnessed by a distinguished audience of dignitaries, embassies and industry stakeholders.

The exhibition, organised by BIG4SURE EVENTS FZCO based in the UAE and held under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy Ghana in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade and Investment of Ghana, was a resounding success, drawing over 100 exhibitors and 4,000 business and professional buyers from around the world. This substantial participation highlighted the exhibition’s potential to become a vital hub for the West African sub-region and beyond.

Mr. Kwame Amoah praised the organisers and participants for their commitment to advancing Ghana’s energy sector and fostering valuable relationships with international stakeholders. He reaffirmed the Ministry of Energy’s dedication to ensuring that Ghana’s energy sector is well-equipped to meet the evolving needs of a 21st-century society. Ghana’s journey toward a sustainable energy future is gaining momentum, with a strong focus on renewable energy sources and a cleaner, more accessible power grid for all citizens.

The Ministry of Energy actively engaged in the Power & Energy Ghana Expo 2023, collaborating with Big4Sure Events and other partners. The event provided a unique platform for industry stakeholders, including manufacturers, exporters, suppliers, distributors and contractors to unite, exchange ideas and explore opportunities.

The Power Energy Ghana Exhibition is one of the most significant sectors supporting the growth and sustainability of the Ghanaian economy and industries. Additionally, it plays a vital role in contributing substantially to the country’s income through electricity exports. Key stakeholders, such as the Ghana Electrical Contractors Association, Ghana Electrical Dealers Association, Ghana Unions of Traders Association, Energy Chamber of Ghana, Association of Building Civil Engineering Contractors in Ghana, Ghana Chamber of Construction Industries, Construction Electrical Contractors Group, and international partners like CCI France Ghana and the Indian Chamber of Commerce, actively supported the event.

This exhibition brought together manufacturers, exporters, wholesalers, dealers and distributors of power electrical energy equipment, gadgets and products ranging from transformers and wires to solar panels, batteries, inverters, generators and everything in between. It served as a critical platform for participants from India, China, South Africa, France, UK, Nigeria, Ghana, UAE and other countries, facilitating business collaboration and international partnerships.

The Indian Pavilion at the exhibition was the largest contingent, with more than 40 companies participating, organised by the Indian Chamber of Commerce with the support of the Government of India. Alongside India, companies from various countries attended the event, demonstrating the global interest and relevance of the exhibition.

The Power Energy Ghana Exhibition aimed to address the power and energy supply challenges in the country to develop a robust power sector in line with the Ghanaian Government’s vision for a strong industrial support infrastructure for export and job creation.

The exhibition showcased innovative products, including solar panels, panel structures, wires and cables, electrical equipment, batteries, electrical storage equipment, energy and electrical infrastructure, machines and components, switch gears, and many other essential items in the sector. The event is expected to help bridge international borders and foster prosperous business prospects for the Ghanaian business community and its partners.


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