The Young Ghanaian Working To Improve Electricity Efficiency

Ghana has had its fair share of energy crisis, many even argue we are still on the verge of an energy crisis if energy sector institutions do not do effective work.

To prevent another occurrence of the level “Dumsor” that even forced Yvonne Nelson to organize a protest march, a young Ghanaian, has taken it upon himself to develop procedures with a greater focus on efficiency across the power industry.

Stanley Appiah, who is one of this year’s Mandela Washington Fellows, currently works as a Planning Officer at the Volta River Authority, where he currently oversees the day-to-day administration of the Gas Section.

He has more than seven years of experience in the energy sector, having worked in planning & strategy, business development, and negotiation of energy agreements.

His work stream focuses on securing and managing natural gas supplies for electricity generation. Stanley holds an MS in International Oil & Gas Management from the University of Dundee, UK.

Stanley is driven by a commitment to contribute towards efficient electricity generation and supply.

He has a passion for public service, especially with issues regarding access, affordability, equity, and the creation of safety nets for the vulnerable in the energy sector.

Files from: US Embassy Ghana


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