At the Ghana Energy Awards 2022, the Hon. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Energy, was presented with the “Exceptional Commitment to Africa’s Energy Transition Honorary Award.”
The National Energy Transformation Framework’s recent publication served as evidence of his unwavering dedication to Ghana’s energy transition, which was recognized with the prize.
All of the African energy players attended the Ghana Energy Awards 2022, which took place in Accra, the capital of Ghana, on Friday, November 25, 2022.
The organizers claim that his reassuring demeanor has been supported by specific goals for the transition to using the Pwalugu Multi-Purpose Dam, which would be a source of both hydroelectric and solar energy.
In a citation presented in honor of Hon. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, who serves as the Manhyia constituency’s member of parliament, it was said “your passionate resolve to steer Ghana’s energy sector towards the path of net zero emissions and the attainment of nationally determined contributions were clearly expressed at the 27th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 27): an event where you also expressed Ghana’s dedication to towards the use of clean fuels.”
Lawyer Kwame Juantuah, the chairman of the Ghana Energy Awards, and Henry Teinor, the CEO of Energy Media Group, both signed the citation. “central to your resolution is the peaceful adoption of nuclear energy as an addition to Ghana’s energy mix. This is evidenced by the progressive steps taken towards the selection of a preferred site and vendor for the development of a nuclear power plant.”
Read the citation below: