Power Energy Ghana expo is would be the finest marketing and reaching out platform for global manufacturers and exporters of all products and items related to power energy and electrical and engineering to exhibit and meet with their partners and distributors and end customers in the Ghana and West African region.
The expo is expecting 100+ exhibitors with over 4000 professional visitors in the expo from the power and electrical engineering installation and dealership and distribution business in Ghana and West Africa, at Accra International Conference Center Ghana from 11-13 Oct, 2023.
The expo is organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy & Ministry of Trade & Investment of Ghana and also with the support of all major chambers and sectoral associations in Ghana, including the AGI, Ghana National Chamber, Ghana Electrical Contractors Association, Ghana Electrical Dealers Association etc.
Ghana with a population of 31million and total installed power generation capacity of over 5,000MW in 2021 – is a power exporter to its neighbors and 85% of the population have access to power.
About 25% of electricity generated in Ghana is lost at the retail end, due to inefficient transmission infrastructure and commercial negligence/ losses, resulting economic and commercial loss.
10-15% annual power demand growth in the country due to expanding industrial sector, service sector, especially banking, communication, and hospitality services, rapid urbanization, growth of middle-class population and population growth.
Ghanaian thrust on renewable sources for power generation, with solar photovoltaic and wind energy being the priority, ministry and government encouraging private sector involvement and participation in the sector in increasing power generation.
Common & public amenities requiring power requirements like street lights, energy monitory gadgets to save power & electrical at commercial and industrial units, decentralized power systems to generate electricity for deprived pockets of the country are among demand areas identified by GIPC.
Ghana imported electrical items, power energy equipment’s and machineries, together touches USD 743Mn in 2020, a whooping growth of roughly 48% from 2019. Insulated wires, accumulators, transformers, convertors, switching and electrical circuits form the majority of the imports.