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Gispa Internet

GISPA welcomes government’s move to expand internet to all citizens

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

Power supply improves in Volta/Oti amid COVID-19

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Power supply and its reliability in the Volta and Oti regions have improved significantly following intensified maintenance works, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG)...
Ecg Donation

ECG Power Queens supports Koforidua Prisons to fight covid-19

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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...
Nana Addo

Consumers in Takoradi laud government for tariff relief

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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

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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

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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...
Business Factory Support

GNCCI urges government to save Ameen Sangari from collapse

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

Unemployed in court over stolen ECG prepaid meters

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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

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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

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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

ECG cautions Assembly Members against sharing of electricity meters

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Staff realignment due to termination of PDS concessions agreement – ECG

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The management of the Electricity Company (ECG) of Ghana (ECG) says the current realignment of positions being undertaken is as a result of the...
Blackouts

IPPs hint of blackouts in Ghana over unpaid US$1.5 Million debt from ECG

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Private power producers in Ghana may curtail power supply if the state power utility Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) does not pay up a...
Ghana energy supply

Ghana seeks amicable resolution of challenges with energy sector partners

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The government of Ghana has announced steps aimed at resolving financial challenges bedeviling its relationship with partners in the energy sector. A statement...

ECG appointed as operator of electricity distribution and retail sales

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The Electricity Brokerage Licence No. EC/EBL/02-19-001 issued to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to enable it sell electricity in bulk...

Ghana government cancels PDS concession agreement with ECG

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The Government of Ghana on Wednesday officially announced the cancellation of the Concession Agreement with the Power Distribution Services (PDS) Limited regarding the distribution...
Electricity

Ghana loses US$190 million MCC funding over PDS

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Ghana has lost an amount of $190 million granted it from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), following the termination of the concession agreement between...
Power Distribution Service Pds

Corruption crusaders demand PDS contract revoked

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Crusaders Against Corruption, a civil society organisation, has called on government to terminate the contract of Power Distribution Services (PDS) and hand over to...

ECG, Privatization and the National Interest

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Privatization of state-owned enterprises involves political and social concerns related to ownership and the distribution of wealth. Broad-based privatization takes the form of voucher-based...
John Peter Amewu

Government will keep a Close Eye on PDS handling of ECG

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Mr John Peter Amewu, the Energy Minister, on Wednesday said government would keep an eagle eye on key performance indicators of the Electricity Company...
Electricity

US will continue to assist Ghana’s Energy Sector

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The United States of America has expressed her commitment to fully support Ghana’s power sector towards transforming the economy and achieving the “Ghana Beyond...
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PDS Ghana to Pump Over US$580 Million into ECG

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The Power Distribution Services Ghana Limited (PDS) has announced plans to invest over US$580 million in Ghana’s power sector within the next five years...
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Private consortium takes over operations of Ghana’s power utility ECG

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A private sector consortium on Friday took over the operations of Ghana's state owned power utility, the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), a release...