The members of the Advisory Body of the Government of Ghana, the Council of State, have met with state-owned power sector players to interact with them on the happenings in the power sector.

The power sector agencies represented at the meeting were the Board and Management of GRIDCo, Volta River Authority (VRA) and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).

The Council of State sought more information and clarification on the current state of the power sector to aid the Council in performing its advisory functions effectively.

GRIDCo outlined its role in the energy value chain, the capacity of its transmission infrastructure, and the factors influencing power delivery in the NITS.

VRA and ECG briefed the Council on their respective operations and current challenges.

There were extensive discussions covering the role of all stakeholders in resolving the issues facing the power sector.

Amb Kabral Blay-Amihere, Chairman of the Board, reiterated GRIDCo’s commitment to collaborating with other stakeholders in the energy sector to ensure a robust network and reliable power delivery to Ghanaians.

The Council of State expressed gratitude to the power sector players for their significant contributions to the country’s industrialisation agenda and advised on the need to work together to address challenges in the sector.