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March 5, 2018 3:08 PM PURC reduces electricity tariffs; 17.5% for homes, 30% for businesses

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), has announced a general reduction in electricity tariffs effective March 15, 2018. Residential customers per the new tariff cuts are to enjoy a 17.5% reduction, and 30% for non-residential customers. Those in the mining sector have also been given a 10% tariff cut, and 25% cut for Special Load Tariff 85

February 27, 2018 7:12 AM ECG holds awards night to climax 50th anniversary

The Electricity Company of Ghana ECG, over the weekend held a dinner and an Awards night to climax the month-long celebration of the company’s 50 years of dedicated service to Ghana. The program was launched in January to commemorate five decades of the existence of the state power producer under the theme “50 Years of Powering the Socio-Economic Growth 102

February 22, 2018 7:33 AM 18-year-old cable thief jailed 16 months

The Agona Swedru District Court in the Central Region, has sentenced an 18-year-old underground electrical cable thief, Sylvester Asare, to sixteen months imprisonment. He was caught by residents at Otabilkrom, a suburb of Agona Swedru in the Central Region, on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at dawn, while trying to bolt with stolen cables belonging to the Electricity 60

February 19, 2018 7:38 AM Specific agency needed to maintain streetlights – Transport c’ttee chair

The Chairman of Parliament’s Roads and Transport Committee, Samuel Ayeh-Paye, says there is the need to have a specific agency that will be responsible for the maintenance of street lights in the country. Although Ghanaians pay for streetlight services, many neighborhoods and highways have malfunctioning streetlights. Residents have often blamed several 84

February 13, 2018 5:30 AM Gov’t reaffirms reduced tariffs despite high proposals

Government is optimistic of a reduction in the cost of electricity for the rest of this year. The optimism comes despite proposals for an increase in utility tariffs by service providers. This also follows a stakeholders’ forum ahead of the announcement of new tariffs by the end of this month. The average 14 percent reduction in the cost of electricity 64

October 31, 2017 1:12 PM Court dismisses injunction application by ECG workers to halt concession

Source: Ghana | Joy News | Joseph Ackah-Blay An Accra High Court has dismissed an injunction application filed by some aggrieved workers of the Electricity of Ghana (ECG) seeking to put on hold implementation of the agreement that will lead to private sector participation in the management of the company. The workers dragged the government to the court 48

October 31, 2017 10:16 AM PUWU’s injunction suit against ECG privatization dismissed

An Accra High Court has dismissed an application for interlocutory injunction by the leadership of the Public Utilities Workers Union (PUWU), seeking to halt the privatization of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). According the court, presided over by Justice Lorrenda Owusu, her decision was based on the governing principle of balance of convenience 52

October 31, 2017 8:50 AM ECG workers won’t be disadvantaged in Privatization – President Assures

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday assured that the move to privatise the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) would not place any worker of the company at a disadvantage. He said government would ensure that the interest of all workers of the ECG is protected and that none is worse off after the company is privatised under the second compact 45

October 29, 2017 6:33 PM VRA, ECG and other not aware of MOU exempting Krobo’s from paying bills

Accra Oct. 29, GNA- The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and Volta River Authority (VRA) say they do not have in their custody any official document exempting the people on Krobo land from paying electricity bills. The two bodies have therefore challenged some youth on Krobo lands to produce the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) exempting them from paying 54

October 28, 2017 8:49 AM Ghana energy crisis will be a thing of the past if governments commit – Kweku Awotwi

The Board Chairman of the Volta River Authority, Kweku Awotwi has said Ghana’s debilitating energy crisis will not have occurred had governments over the period committed to fixing the problems. He said the technical and operational challenges that have bedeviled the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) could have been solved; all that was needed was the commitment 78