As countries grow, lack of sufficient power is becoming an increasingly important barrier to the development of their economies. In many cases, governments do not have the financial resources or the management capacity to run existing systems efficiently, or to bring new projects to fruition. Private investors can play a strong role in financing expanded services. More importantly, private investors bring innovation, and an increased ability to manage risk. CPCS has become increasingly involved in structuring private participation in the power sector.
"We develop structures that meet public objectives, while ensuring bankable projects for investors and operators."
CPCS leverages the expertise of our practice areas to provide the following services to clients:
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Cezley Sampson is Principal Consultant and Head of the Energy practice at CPCS with extensive practical experience as a senior manager in managing resources to deliver time, budget and agreed quality in the private and public sectors and in international consulting. He holds a PhD in Government from the University of the West Indies, specializing in Electricity Utility Economics. He is Power Economist and also has a Master's Degree in Marketing from Lancaster University, England and a Certificate in Engineering and Aircraft Administration for the College of Aeronautics, England.
He has been involved in electricity and energy and transport consulting since 1976 with over 38 years of experience advising Governments and funding agencies on electricity and energy and transport industry reform, energy sector market structures and trading arrangement, privatisation, PPP, developing renewable and energy efficiency policies and plans, energy implementation strategy, energy sector institutional and regulatory frameworks, energy efficiency and renewable policies and programmes, rural electricity policies and programmes, general energy policy development and energy sector institutional legal and regulatory and tariff frameworks. He established one of the first multi-sector regulatory agencies to regulate both the electricity and telecommunications sector in a developing country in Jamaica in 1995 and in the introduction of one of the first sets of IPPs into the electricity sector in a developing country. In the case of Nigeria these projects have involved separation of transmission form distribution and generation and development off transmission, ancillary, transmission connection and transmission use of service agreement energy. Additionally he has worked with the regulator; NERC in setting up unbundled transmission wheeling and ancillary and connection tariff and in identifying the capital programme for expansion of the TCN. He has been consulting in the electricity sector since 1991 and established one of the first multi-sector regulatory agencies to regulate both the electricity and telecommunications sector in a developing country in Jamaica in 1995 and in the establishment of the Tanzania multi sector Electricity and Water Regulatory Agency in the early 2000.