Power Africa employs a transaction-centered approach to directly address the constraints to project development and investment in sub-Saharan Africa's energy sector. The model is part of President Obama's new approach to development, which builds local capacity and supports innovative ways to make traditional assistance programs more effective and sustainable.
The Ministry of Mines and Energy is the policy formulator and inductor and supervising the implementation of these policies in the following areas: geology, mineral and energy resources; use of hydraulic energy; mining and metallurgy; and oil, fuel and electricity, including nuclear.
We are a non-ministerial government department and an independent National Regulatory Authority, recognised by EU Directives. Our principal objective when carrying out our functions is to protect the interests of existing and future electricity and gas consumers.