The Nigeria Power Sector Awards organisers have called for nominations to the 2022 edition of the awards meant to recognise organisations and individuals that have contributed positively to the growth of the power sector.
The maiden awards in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) will hold at the Sheraton Hotels in Abuja on November 23, 2022.
Director of marketing and Sponsorship, Nigeria Power Sector Awards Limited, Racheal Salahu, in a statement, said the Awards will celebrate the efforts and achievements of deserving public and private organisations and individuals across the entire NESI value chain and the renewable energy/off-grid sector.
“The Awards aims to reward and incentivise organisations and individuals who have contributed in measurable ways to the improvements, growth and progress in the sector; catalyse further improvements, growth, innovation and progress in the power sector; and transparently highlight the improvements and growth achieved within the power sector in order to change the negative public opinion about the power sector, which has become a hindrance and constraint to attracting much needed long term investments in the power sector,” the statement said.
It will beam the spotlight on the innovation, growth and progress achieved by these organizations and individuals, highlighting their efforts and achievements within the power sector since the conclusion of the power sector privatisation.
In addition, the power sector Awards will provide a unique platform for networking, stimulate top level interactions and deepen collaborations within the power sector.
The organisers said the Awards will bring together key stakeholders top level state government officials involved in the power sector at sub-national levels, top officials from Nigeria’s power and energy sector, Ministers and top government officials in the power sector ministries and regulatory organizations, top level members of the National Assembly, of Banks, financial institutions, development finance institutions and private equity infrastructure funds that are power sector focused, Core Investors of GenCos and DisCos, amongst other high-level dignitaries expected to attend the Awards.