Seth A. Mahu holds an M.Sc. in Renewable Energy from the University of Oldenburg-German. He has over 15 years of experience in renewable energy project development, policy formulation and implementation, energy systems planning, systems design, and mini-grid electrification schemes.
He is the Deputy Director, Renewable Electricity at the Ministry of Energy, Ghana. His function at the Ministry of Energy includes but is not limited to the management of the Renewable Electricity portfolios of the Ministry and Ghana Energy Development and Access Project (GEDAP).
As the National Focal Point for the Scaling-up Renewable Energy Programme (SREP) under the Climate Investment Fund (CIF), he is leading the process to develop the country’s flagship renewable energy program which includes utility-scale, mini-grids scale-up, institutional and human capacity development. He has recently been nominated to serve on the SREP Subcommittee of the CIF at the World Bank.
Prior to joining the Ministry of Energy in 2011, Seth was the West Africa Regional Manager for GPCo Inc., Canada (the wind energy Division of HATCH), where he launched and coordinated the firm’s wind power development activities in Ghana and Senegal.