The Executive Secretary for Ghana’s Public Utility and Regulatory Commission (PURC), Mami Dufie Ofori and CEO of hydro power generation company, Volta River Authority (VRA), Ing. Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwah, have been nominated for the 2019 Energy Personality of the year awards.
The ceremony, which comes off on Friday, November, 29, 2019, at the Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra, will be held under the theme: ‘Energy, the key to a sustainable economy for industrialisation’.
The duo were nominated alongside other distinguished energy personalities for the award.
The VRA boss was, in addition, shortlisted for the best Energy Chief Executive Officer, CEO of the year.
Other personalities shortlisted for the award include Fred Oware, CEO of Bui Power Authority, Dr Ben K.D Asante, CEO of Ghana National Gas Company, Gilbert K. Adarkwah, the advisor to Aker Energy CEO, Madam Salma Okonkwo of the UBI Group and Madam Efua Quansah, Country Director for PEG Ghana.
The Energy Awards has the objectives to, among other things, recognise the unique and tremendous efforts of distinguished personnel in Ghana’s energy sector.
The ceremony also affords the organisers the opportunity to bring industry stalwarts together on a single platform to network, share knowledge and tap on experiences and expertise of each other.