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Ghana receives €9.7 million EU Grant to Improve Access to Power in Sub-region

The European Union (EU), through the French Development Agency, has approved a €9.7-million euro grant for the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) to boost infrastructure...

GRIDCO receives €9.7 million EU Grant to Improve Access to Power in Sub-region

The European Union (EU), through the French Development Agency - Agence Francaise Development (AFD) - has approved a new €9.7 million euros grant for...
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...

“Relocate or face demolition” – GRIDCo orders encroachers

The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) on Wednesday directed all persons and institutions that had encroached on lands bordering its transmission lines, to take...
Electricity Company of Ghana

Ghana gets €250 million to upgrade electricity transmission infrastructure

The German Government has given Ghana 250 million Euros to upgrade and expand the country’s electricity transmission infrastructure. The arrangement evolves from Germany’s...
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Electricity Supply to Oti Enhanced – PDS

The Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ghana, Volta Region, has improved electricity supply to the newly created Oti Region by evacuating power from a new...

Parts of Ghana to experience blackouts on Thursday

Ghana is expected to face more power outages from tomorrow, Thursday, April 11, 2019, the Power Distribution Services (PDS) has said. The cuts are on...
Grid Line

GRIDCo Transmission Tower Hack is Unfortunate

Mr Peter Amewu, Minister of Energy expressed sadness at activities of some persons to deliberately plunge the capital city into darkness by hacking down...

GRIDCo Reports Its Transmission Tower Compromised

One of the 161,000 voltage transmission towers of the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) located in its enclave near the free zone area in Tema,...
Power Plant

Ghana commences power exports after grueling energy crisis

Ghana’s painful days of crippling energy shortage seem a part of history as courageous investments begin to yield dividends, an official disclosed here on...
GRIDCo Board

GRIDCO’s New Board Sworn In

A nine Member Board for the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) has been inaugurated in Accra. The Board is under the Chairmanship of Mr Kabral Blay-Amihere,...
VRA thermal plant

IES Warns Against The Sale of VRA Assets

Government’s announcement of the sale of some thermal plants owned by the Volta River Authority (VRA) comes as a surprise to the Institute for...

Ghana Police Service Goes Hi-Tech With The Introduction Of Drones

The news about Ghana Grid Company(Gridco) donating an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to the Ghana police service is a very refreshing one. It is timely...
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GRIDCo Boss Markdown Power Crisis Over Early Rains

Local media reports quoted the Chairman of the Load Management Committee, William Amuna, as saying that, in spite of disruptions in the country's energy...

Dumsor Just Around The Corner for Ghanaians As Gas Supply From Nigeria Cuts

Ghanaians will suffer intermittent power outages as a result of reduction in gas supply from Nigeria, a statement from Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) says.Gas...
Ghana Cedi

Ghana capital market says, ready to rescue utility companies

Captains of Ghana?s capital market said here on Wednesday that they were ready to assist the country?s utility companies to raise the needed capital...

Gridco to construct 161-kilovolt substation at Berekum ease power crises

The Ghana Grid Company (Gridco), is constructing a 161-kilovolt substation at Berekum, to address low power voltage situation in some parts of the Dormaa...

Fire outbreak at the Surfline Data Center in Accra

There is a fire outbreak at the Surfline Data Center here in Accra which has disrupted network connectivity of Surfline users. The fire is reported...
Mr William Amuna (with hand raised), the CEO of GRIDCo, briefing Dr Kwabena Donkor (left) during the visit.

No supply power from Cote d’Ivoire ? GRIDCo

C?te d'Ivoire may not be able to honour a promise to supply electricity to Ghana during the Christmas period. This follows a shortfall in that...

GRIDCO celebrates 2014 annual safety week

The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCO) has procured two defibrillators to resuscitate staff in case of an emergency. Mr William Amuna, Chief Executive of GRIDCO, announced...
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Dumsor Returns

Consumers have been asked to brace themselves for longer hours of blackouts?starting Thursday morning as the Electricity Company of Ghana is forced to shed...

Is PURC a Toothless Bulldog?

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has declared its intention to sanction the three power providers for their inability to make available to the...

Availability of fuel for power plants is a challenge

The Minister for Energy and Petroleum, Hon Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, has asked the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) and the Volta River Authority (VRA) to...

GRIDCo Staff Prepares for a Major Strike Action

The acute energy crisis currently facing the country may linger on for some time as workers of the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCO), one of...