West Africa: ECOWAS President Calls for Private Sector Involvement in Electricity Sector

West Africa: ECOWAS President Calls for Private Sector Involvement in Electricity Sector - Electricity demand in the 15 member states of Ecowas is expected to record a quantum leap to 22,000 mega watts in 2020 from 6,500 MW in 2003, a growth rate of 7.6 per cent, the president of the Ecowas Commission, Ambassador James Victor Gbeho said on Tuesday, 28th September 2010 in Abidjan at the opening of the third Ecowas Business Forum. [AA Urbanisation]