CEO Today - Business Women Awards 2022

ABOUT SALMAOKONKWO Salma Okonkwo leads Blue Power energy, driving the company’s commitment to creating a sustainable energy future for Ghana and sub-Saharan Africa. She is a senior business executive with over twenty years of management experience in corporate strategy, planning and business development, with deep knowledge of the downstream oil and gas sector in West Africa’s key markets. Salma brings proven strategic, innovative and leadership skills to Blue Power. At the helm of affairs at UBI Group, Salma’s vision positioned the organisation to become the most sought strategic partner for the growing oil and gas downstream industry in Ghana. Salma’s twenty years’ experience building leading organizations across West Africa demonstrates her drive as an excellent entrepreneur. She is the Founder & Chairwoman of Puma Energy Ghana one of Ghana’s leading downstream oil and gas companies. She is also Founder and Board Member of Blue Star Exploration, an indigenous Oil and Gas exploration company with assets across West Africa. Salma has received several awards’, the most recent being the coveted Woman of Excellence award. She is the 2019 Nigerian Energy Personality of the Year An advocate for women’s empowerment and issues impacting children in Ghana, Salma is a devoted mother of three and wife, dividing her time between Nigeria where her family lives, and Ghana, where she has multiple business interests. FIRMPROFILE Blue Power is an energy efficiency company specializing in costeffective solar energy solutions for individuals, small businesses and large commercial concerns. Our team consists of experts who share a deep commitment to deliver consistent value to our customers. Our Focus Blue Power works to drive Africa’s growth with solutions that transform energy consumption across the economy Small Businesses Small businesses in Ghana consume between 1.5kWh and 10kWh of energy daily and require solar systems of up to 2.5 kW. Industrial Companies There are approximately 1,265 industrial consumers who consume between 600kWh and 10,000 kWh a month. On average, each business consumes at least 5,000kWH a month and pays $16,500 in electricity bills annually. By providing efficient solar systems, Blue Power helps industrial companies achieve stable energy costs and reliable power to boost production and improve revenue. 49 www. ceotodaymagazine . com Ghana CEO Today Bus i ne ss Women Awa rds 202 2 Salma Okonkwo Founde r and CEO Blue Power Energy

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