The Electricity Market Summit is a strategic platform bringing together key industry players, including government authorities and regulators, operators, service providers and financing entities. This second edition will analyse the current phase of the sector , with special focus on the growing participation that private investors will have in the industry’s development and in the many natural gas transport, power generation & transmission projects. The current strategy of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, metering, the challenges and opportunities in the area of renewable energy and the relationship between large consumers and generators will also be discussed. Funding needs in this new phase of the industry will be another important theme to be discussed at the summit.
The Electricity Market Summit Group is Nigeria's foremost private sector led entity set to shape national policy strategy on issues centred on the nation's electricity market (retail/wholesale/service provision)
This platform seeks to advance solutions to the most critical challenges facing the Electricity sector today. Participants jointly identify relevant business issues and develop sophisticated solutions. Participants then leverage these solutions to improve corporate performance.
The Electricity Market Summit Group was officially inaugurated in Abuja, The Federal Capital Territory on August 20th 2015 under the Chairmanship of Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance and former Minister of National Planning, Dr Shamsudeen Usman.
Electricity Market Summit and Electricity Market Summit Group Founder Dr Noel Akpata and the Chairman, Dr Shamsudeen Usman successfully co-chaired the inaugural high level panel on national electricity market policy and implementation in its maiden launch alongside: speakers