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FILE PHOTO: Men walk past electricity pylons as they return from work in Orlando, Soweto township, South Africa March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

ECG, VRA and GRIDCo Must Adopt Right Technical Approach

In my recent interviews and articles written on the current issues with Ghana power supply, I have suggested various ideas/solutions that will help solve...

Parts of country will soon witness Load Shedding between April and June-GRIDCo

The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo), a power transmission firm, says it is in discussion with the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), to develop...

Agbogbloshie meters are ‘normal’-ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana Limited (ECG) has rejected claims by Agbogbloshie coldstore operators that the Company was crippling their businesses through newly installed...
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Tema Community 7 residents appeals to ECG

Residents of Tema Community Seven AZ and AI lanes have appealed to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to urgently change some old overhead...

Tema Region ECG recovers million as power theft payment

The Tema Region Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has over the past one year recovered a total of GHC7,855,404.90 from power theft. The amount which...
Electricity Company of Ghana

Government Must Reject The Attempt by IPPs To Manage ECG

The government of Ghana must vehemently reject the proposal submitted by some interested Independent Power Producers (IPPs) with their intention to form a consortium...
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ECG asked to fix burnt electric poles on Teshie Bush Road

Residents of Teshie bush road in the Ledzokuku Municipality of the Greater Accra Region have called on the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to...
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IES Statement On Prepaid Customers Of ECG

21ST DECEMBER 2020 THE ECG MUST QUICKLY RESOLVE THE CHALLENGES OF PREPAID CUSTOMERS The Institute for Energy Security (IES) has noted with concern the recent widespread...
Mr Patrick Kwame Oppong

350,000 existing ECG customers to benefit from Pokuase BSP

About 350,000 existing customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) will benefit from the Pokuase Bulk Supply Point (BSP) upon completion in May...

ECG invests GHC66 million to improve power supply in ER

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has invested in infrastructure projects to the tune of about GHC66million to improve power supply in the Eastern...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

Government to save more than $200 million in CENIT amended power purchase agreement

Government and CENIT have agreed to an amended power purchase agreement under which the company has decided to move to a tolling structure and...
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STMA to register traders for the redevelopment of the Takoradi market

The Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) would from Thursday, August 6, begin the registration of traders at the Market circle in preparation for their evacuation...
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GISPA welcomes government’s move to expand internet to all citizens

The Ghana Internet Service Providers’ Association (GISPA) has welcomed the announcement by government to work with the telecommunication firms and Electricity Company of Ghana...

Power supply improves in Volta/Oti amid COVID-19

Power supply and its reliability in the Volta and Oti regions have improved significantly following intensified maintenance works, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG)...
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ECG Power Queens supports Koforidua Prisons to fight covid-19

The Eastern Regional branch of Power Queens Club of the Electricity Company of Ghana(ECG) has donated items to support the Koforidua Prisons Service in...
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Consumers in Takoradi laud government for tariff relief

Some clients of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly (STMA) have expressed appreciation to the Nana Akufo-Addo led government...
Mr John Peter Amewu

“Energy sector is gradually getting out of the woods” – Amewu

Ghana’s energy sector is gradually getting out of the woods, Mr John Peter Amewu, the Energy Minister, has said. He said noted that at the...
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COVID19: ECG asks customers to conserve energy

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the Volta region has entreated customers to conserve energy during the COVID-19 pandemic to enjoy full benefits...
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GNCCI urges government to save Ameen Sangari from collapse

The Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industries (GNCCI) has expressed deep concern about the state of Ameen Sangari, a Cape Coast based soap...

Unemployed in court over stolen ECG prepaid meters

Edward Abeiku, unemployed, who is accused of stealing 11 pieces of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) prepaid meters at Nungua, has been put before...

Kologa, six others to enjoy improved power supply

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has invested GHC2, 439,568.00 to improve electricity power supply in Kologa and six other border communities at Aflao...

ECG to deploy artificial intelligence to tackle power theft

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has hinted of plans by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to employ the use of Artificial Intelligence and...

ECG cautions Assembly Members against sharing of electricity meters

Mr Delali Oklu, General Manager, Electricity Company of Ghana, Volta/Oti Regions, has cautioned Assembly Members against the installation and sharing of electricity meters for...

MiDA to improve power supply to Kasoa and its environs

Residents and businesses in Kasoa and its environs will soon enjoy improved and reliable power supply following plans to construct a modern Bulk...

Young man found hanging on ECG pole at Kpando

A young man, identified as Joseph Ademi, aka, Togoo, 33, was found dead on an electricity pole opposite Top Man Wood shop at...

ECG unearths illegal power connection by radio station in Dambai

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has uncovered an illegal connection of power from the national grid to new two storey building in Dambai...

Bushfire burns 29 ECG poles in Sogakope, Keta

Twenty-nine (29) electricity poles belonging to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in Sogakope, South Tongu District, and erected along the sea defence stretch...
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Independence Avenue decorator says Ghanaians celebrate Christmas too late

Ghanaians are said to be commencing the celebrations of the Christmas festivities too late, this is according to Afi Amoro, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...

CIPDiB congratulates ECG on significant revenue collection

The Chamber of Independent Power Producers, Distributors and Bulk Consumers (CIPDiB) has congratulated the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) for its significant jump...

Government is committed to finding a suitable replacement of PDS

Government remains committed in finding a suitable replacement of the Power Distribution Service (PDS) through private sector participation to boost the operations of the...