Nominations for Ghana Energy Awards close

Accra, Oct 01, GNA - Nominations into the prestigious Ghana Energy Awards (GEA) 2020 officially closed on Wednesday, September 30, following a three-month-long window since July this year.

The 4th Edition of the annual energy awards scheme, to be held on the theme: “Excelling in Crisis: the Energy Sector in a COVID-19 Era,” will recognise excellence and innovation.

It will also celebrate the players making a tremendous impact on Ghana’s energy sector.

Mr Henry Teinor, Chief Executive of Energy Media Group, organisers of the GEA told the Ghana News Agency that the 2020 event was particularly exceptional.

“This is because it is dedicated to acknowledging the interventions of organisations and individuals in the energy sector toward complementing government’s efforts in alleviating the burden of the impact of the pandemic on Ghanaians,” he said.

The GEA’20 features 14 competitive categories for the power, petroleum and renewable subsectors, including; the most coveted award of the night, Energy Personality of the Year-both male and female, Chief Executive of the Year-Power and Petroleum.

It also covers Innovation Project of the Year, Energy Company of the Year, Energy Institution of the Year, Brand of the Year, as well as Reporter of the Year among others.

The event also features non-competitive categories such as the Lifetime Achievement Award, the Exemplary Leadership Award, Women in Energy Excellence Award and the Osagyefo Young Leadership Award.

Under the auspices of the Ministry of Energy and the World Energy Council Ghana, Mr Teinor said, “this industry-owned initiative is organised by the Energy Media Group in partnership with CH-Business Consulting Ghana.”

Industry partners are the Bui Power Authority, Ghana National Gas Company, Volta River Authority, Energy Commission, Petroleum Commission, Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors, Association of Oil Marketing Companies, Chamber of Petroleum Consumers Ghana and Meinergy Technologies.

The award is slated for Friday, October 30, 2020 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, Accra, with strict adherence to all COVID-19 safety protocols.