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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...
Veep Internet

Thirteen public universities connected to free internet service

Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia on Friday commissioned the Free Wi-fi service for 13 public tertiary education institutions in the country, to enhance teaching, learning...
Pokuase Bulk Supply Point

Work on Pokuase Bulk Supply Point is 61 percent complete

Work on the $50 million Pokuase Bulk Supply Point (BSP) is 61 per cent complete and expected to be handed over to the Electricity...
Mr Elikplim Kwabla Apetorgbor

Remove taxes and levies to make electricity affordable – CIPDiB CEO

Mr Elikplim Kwabla Apetorgbor, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Chamber of Independent Power Producers, Bulk Consumers and Distributors (CIPDiB), Ghana, has...

GRIDCo clarifies recent power outages

The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) says the recent power outages experienced in the country, was due to a scheduled performance test on a...

“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...

GRIDCo to disconnect power to VALCo in December

The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) on Thursday announced that it will disconnect power to the Volta Aluminum Company Limited (VALCO) on December 30...

Sixth Edition of Ghana Gas forum begins on November 18

The Gas Consortium (TGC) will hold the 6th edition of Ghana Gas Forum (GGF2019) under the theme: “Towards the Optimization of Regional Gas...
Power Distribution Service Pds

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...

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,...

Utility Tariff Increment Should Be Very Small

The Ghana Trade Union Congress (GTUC) on Thursday appealed to the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) to consider the plight of the ordinary citizen...

‘Currency Depreciation Not Enough for Increased Tariffs in 2019’

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) said the current depreciation of the local currency alone cannot be used to justify increases in tariffs for...

GIMPA holds special graduation for VRA & GRIDCO staff

The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) has held a special graduation ceremony for its third module of Masters in Public Administration...
Association of Ghana Industries (AGI)

AGI express joy over government plan to reconstruct Tema industrials roads

The Tema Industrial Enclave and the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) have applauded the government its decision to re-construct road network in GRIDCo and...
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, KEPCO Agree To Esthablish Centre of Excellence

The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCO) and the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) have signed an agreement for the establishment of a GRIDCO Centre...

Ghana Gov’t Purses Renewable Energy Projects

A total of 1,796 communities would be connected to the national grid, next year; while the Government pursues major renewable and alternative energy projects...
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...
Chinese Mining Site at Adumanu

GRIDCo Laments Over Effects of Illegal Mining on Power Supply

The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) has complained about the destructive activities of illegal miners and warned that this has become a huge threat to...

Dear Minister, remove the duplicitous offices to save resources

There seems to be some duplication in the discharge of duties in the public sector. Therefore, scrapping some of these quangos may go a...

GRIDco says nationwide blackout caused by system shutdown

The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDco) says the nationwide blackout experienced Wednesday night almost across the country was as a surge that shutdown generators...

Casely-Hayford Believes GRIDCO, VRA Listing is a Bad Idea

Financial Analyst Sydney Casely Hayford has shot down an idea by the Akufo-Addo government to list the Ghana Grid company (GRIDCo) and the Volta...

GSE MD, Kwabena Donkor’s Exchange On GRIDCo Listing

Managing Director of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE), Kofi S. Yamoah, has described as unfortunate comments by former Minister of Power Dr. Kwabena Donkor...

VRA, GRIDCO Listing Analysts Demands Due Diligence

Some analysts in the energy sector have cautioned of long term costs to government should it rush through the process to list the Volta...
Ghana's Akufo-Addo sworn in

Nana Begins Review Of All Energy Sector Agreement

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said his government has begun the process to review all energy sector agreements entered into by the previous...

Nana Addo Assure Ghanaians Of Better Times

President Nana Addo Dankwa-Akufo-Addo on Tuesday gave the assurance that Ghanaians would soon enjoy better social, economic and political times ahead, despite the present...

Full Text Of The President’s Maiden State Of The Nation Address

We hereby submit the full text of the President’s maiden State of the Nation Address to Parliament MESSAGE ON THE STATE OF THE NATION BY...

VRA Signals GRIDCo Over Gas Scarcity

There will be a 15- day interruption in gas supply from February and the month of March, a letter written by the Volta River Authority...