Day 2: Policy session – Energy

Perspectives from IGC partner countries on electricity supply, access, efficiency, and the role of renewables

Policymakers, regulators, and energy experts from IGC partner countries sharing their perspectives on how electricity supply is being expanded, whether renewable energy shares in total supply are growing, how the problem of access to electricity is being addressed, if and how problems of efficiency and financial and environmental sustainability are being resolved, and the particular challenges posed by political resistance to policy reform.

Chairs:

  • Anand Rajaram (Country Director, IGC Zambia)

  • Shaibal Gupta (Country Co-Director, IGC India Bihar)

Speakers:

  • James Banaabe (Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, Uganda)
  • Alfred Mwila (Energy Regulation Board, Zambia)