Diran Adesua

Energy Consultant, USAID Power Africa

Diran Adesua

Energy Consultant, USAID Power Africa

Biography

Diran Adesua is a Power Sector professional with experience working in diverse, high impact organizations providing support on energy research, regulation and electricity market development.

Currently he works with USAID Power Africa to support relevant counterparts on developing viable projects and to the Nigerian government to achieve its climate objective through the Energy transition plan. Previously, he worked as an energy consultant at the World Bank providing Technical Support on a study to assess the potentials of Distributed Solar (DS) PV in Urban Nigeria with the objective to develop a conducive ecosystem and unlock the market for DSPV in Nigeria. He also provided technical support on the Nigerian Electricity Distribution Sector Recovery Program – a national program developed to support improvement of operational performance and service delivery of the electricity distribution companies.

Prior to this, he worked as a consultant at Energy Markets and Rates Consultants Ltd providing support to the Electricity Distribution Companies in Nigeria on monthly electricity market and risk assessment, performance improvement plans development and Energy Demand Study.

As an Energy Data advisor in 2015 on a UKAID program – Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility, he supported the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on the Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry governance framework.