East Africa power awards finalists revealed

power summitFrom MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi , Kenya
NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – FINALISTS for the East African Power Industry Awards set for Nairobi, Kenya later this month have been announced.

Kenya Power, Eskom Uganda, the Nile Basin Initiative, Songas and Ethiopian Electric Power are just some of the region’s leading lights in the power industry that are finalists.

The finalists have been announced following an extensive review of the esteemed panel of judges who have scored the individuals, companies and projects based on the excellent work they have been doing in the power sector during 2015/2016.

These prestigious industry awards will welcome 200 of East Africa’s most distinguished power industry professionals, many of them long standing attendees of the East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC).

The awards were established to celebrate the outstanding achievements of companies, projects and individuals that are going above and beyond and are working tirelessly to improve and develop the energy sectors in East Africa.

Awards to be handed out include the Special Recognition Award, Excellence in Power Generation, Excellence in Power Transmission or Distribution, Outstanding Clean Power Project (under 5MW), Outstanding Woman in Power, Regional Award, East Africa, and Future Leader Award.

The 18th edition of EAPIC is expected to gather more than 2 000 visitors from more than 30 countries, including from the region’s leading power utilities, large industries, project developers and investors as well as dozens of technology and service providers who will showcase their products at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre in from September 21-22.

Lucy Electric, a global secondary distribution leader in the electricity sector, is this year’s platinum sponsor, while Stanbic Bank is the gold sponsor.

The event is organised by Spintelligent, leading Cape Town-based trade exhibition and conference organiser, and the African office of Clarion Events Ltd, based in the United Kingdom.

The 2016 finalists in the East African Power Industry Awards

Special Recognition Award

– Ben K Chumo, Managing Director and CEO, Kenya Power and Lighting Company

Limited, Kenya

– Fred Kabagambe-Kaliisa, Permanent Secretary, Uganda Ministry of Energy &

Mineral Development, Uganda

– Grania Rosette Rubomboras, Programme Officer: Power Projects, Nile Basin

Initiative NELSAP/ Regional Interconnection Project, Rwanda, Citizen: Uganda

– Irene Margaret Nafuna-Muloni, Minister, Ministry of Energy & Mineral

Development, Uganda

– Kevin K. Kariuki, Head of Infrastructure, Industrial Promotion Services,

Kenya

– Ralph Nyakabwa-Atwoki, Technical Director, Sustnersol Uganda Limited,

Excellence in Power Generation

– Contour Global, Rwanda

– Eskom Uganda Limited, Uganda

– Ethiopian Electric Power, Ethiopia

– Geothermal Development Company, Kenya

– KenGen, Kenya

– Songas Limited, Tanzania

Excellence in Power Transmission or Distribution

– Azuri Technologies, Kenya

– Ethiopian Electric Power, Ethiopia

– Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited,

– KETRACO, Kenya

– TANESCO, Tanzania

– Umeme, Uganda

Outstanding Clean Power Project (under 5MW)

– M-KOPA Solar, East Africa

– Mobisol, East Africa

– Solar Africa, Kenya

– Solar Century, Kenya

Outstanding Woman in Power

– Azeb Asnake, CEO, Ethiopian Electric Power, Ethiopia

– Catherine Adeya-Weya, Senior Representative East Africa, Fieldstone

Africa, Kenya

– Faith Wandera-Odongo, Deputy Director: Renewable Energy, Ministry of

Energy and Petroleum, Kenya

– Grania Rosette Rubomboras, Programme Officer: Power Projects, Nile Basin

Initiative NELSAP/ Regional Interconnection Project, Rwanda, Citizen: Uganda

– Irene Margaret Nafuna-Muloni, Minister, Ministry of Energy & Mineral

Development, Uganda

– Judi Wakhungu, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Mineral

Resources, Kenya

– Therese Sekamana, Founder and Managing Director, LED Solutions & Green

Energy Rwanda Ltd, Rwanda

– Thozama Gangi, CEO, Eskom Uganda,

Future Leader Award

– Andrew Lamosi, Managing Director, Chevron Africa Ltd, Kenya

– Charity Wanjikyu, COO, Strauss Energy, Kenya

– Erica Mackey, Co-Founder & COO, Offgrid, Tanzania

– Faith Chege, Chief Financial Officer, Barefoot Power Africa Ltd, Kenya

– Hasnaine Mohamed Yavarhoussen, Chief Executive Officer, Groupe Filatex, Madagascar

– Sanga Moses, CEO, Eco-Fuel Africa Limited, Uganda

– Tina Nduta, Founder/Managing Director, Eimara Africa Resources (Parent Company), East Africa Extractives Networks, Kenya. – CAJ News

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