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Office of the Director-General/ Chief Executive Officer

The following units, whose functions are as their names imply, are in the Office of the DG/CEO:

  • Internal Audit
  • Legal Unit
  • Public Relations
  • Procurement/Due Process
  • Maintenance Unit
  • Linkages & Consultancy
  • Coordinating and Monitoring


Administration Finance and Supply Department

The department sees to the day-to-day running of the ECN in the areas of:

  • General Administration
  • Establishment Matters
  • Stores & Purchase
  • General Accounts
  • Budget & Expenditure
  • Pension & Gratuity
  • Salary Administration


Energy Information System Department

The function of this department include:

  • Development, operation and maintenance of a National Energy Data Bank
  • Publication and distribution of technical documents and reports on energy matters.
  • Establishment, operation and maintenance of computer service unit
  • Establishment, operation and maintenance of Library service unit

Energy Management, Training and Manpower Development Department

This department functions in the areas of:

  • Energy Technology Assessment and Dissemination
  • Energy Efficiency, Conservation and Management
  • Energy Sector Based Training
  • Promotion and Development of National Manpower Needs for the Energy Sector

Energy Planning and Analysis Department

The EPA department caters for:

  • Energy Planning & Policy Development and Implementation
  • Energy Master Plan Development
  • Energy Analysis, Modeling & Testing, Energy Demand Projections
  • Energy Economics, Energy and Environment


Nuclear Sciences and Technologies Department

The NST department in in charge of application of Nuclear Science and Technology in Co-operation with the IAEA in the areas of:

  • Food & Drugs Quality Monitoring & Control
  • Agriculture, Soil Mappings, Food Preservation
  • Healthcare Delivery
  • Electricity Generation
  • Industrial Applications
  • Water Resource Development


Renewable Energy Department

The department’s functions are:

  • Energy Technology Assessment and Dissemination
  • Renewable Energy Sources including Solar, Wind, Small Hydro, Biomass/Biogas and Hydrogen
  • Pilot Projects in Renewable Energy
  • Rural Energy Technology including Rural Electricity
  • Other New Energy Technologies


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