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Private Sector Investment Needed In Renewable Energy Development – Adu Koranteng

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A Financial and Economic Journalist, Kwabena Adu Koranteng has called on the government to provide an attractive and business-friendly environment for the private sector...
Pokuase BSP

Energy Minister inspects progress of work at Pokuase

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The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) will from May 10, next month begin the tie-in of the 330 kilovolt Aboadze-Volta Transmission Line to the Pokuase...
Pokuase BSP

‘Pokuase BSP tie-in to transmission line will result in power cuts in Accra’

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The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) will, from May 10, 2021, begin the tie-in of the 330 kilovolt Aboadze-Volta Transmission Line to the Pokuase Bulk...
Fred Oware

Bui Power CEO Is Wrong, Energy Minister Not Misled by GRIDCo

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By all standards and with all due respect, the assertion made by the CEO of Bui Power Authority, Mr Fred Oware, that the Minister...
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

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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...
Independent Power Producers have threatened to shut down

Ghana Loses US$100 Million On Gridlines Power Losses Every Year – Expert

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A UK-based Ghanaian Energy Expert in power generation, transmission and distribution, Ing. Peter Antwi Boasiako, has stated in his recent analysis posted on his...
Gridco

GRIDCo has no plans to undertake nationwide load shedding

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The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) says it has no intention to embark on a nationwide load shedding exercise. The assurance comes after Mr Ebenezer...
Gridco

Anwomaso-Bolgatanga transmission line to be completed in August – GRIDCo

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The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) says it expects work on the 330,000 volts Anwomaso-Bolgatanga transmission line to be completed by August this year. ...

Power system shutdown due to technical fault-GRIDCo

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The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) has attributed the total power system shutdown experienced at 2:10pm on Sunday March 7, 2021, to a technical...
Dumsor

Ghana suffers nationwide power outage

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Ghana suffered a nationwide power outage late Sunday afternoon after the shutdown of the power system, officials confirmed in a statement. The...
Gridco

GRIDCo to demolish structures around Tema-Achimota-Mallam transmission lines

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The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo), is to embark on a demolition exercise around its Right-of-Way (RoW) locations along the Tema-Achimota-Mallam High Voltage Transmission...

GRIDCO takes measures to improve power supply in Ashanti

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The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCO) is installing a 66MVA transformer at its Anwomaso Sub-station to boost power supply in Kumasi and its surrounding...
Economics Ghana Grant

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

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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...
Electricity Company of Ghana

Government Must Reject The Attempt by IPPs To Manage ECG

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

GRIDCo to disconnect power to VALCo in December

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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

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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

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

Parts of Ghana to experience blackouts on Thursday

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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

GRIDCo Reports Its Transmission Tower Compromised

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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,...
PURC

Utility Tariff Increment Should Be Very Small

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

‘Currency Depreciation Not Enough for Increased Tariffs in 2019’

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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

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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

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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

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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

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