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Government will keep a Close Eye on PDS handling of ECG

Mr John Peter Amewu, the Energy Minister, on Wednesday said government would keep an eagle eye on key performance indicators of the Electricity Company...
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US will continue to assist Ghana’s Energy Sector

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

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

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...

ECG blows Gh₵ 5,502, 500 on Kyebi’s New Metering Project

The Eastern Regional branch of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has spent Gh¢5,502,500 on the acquisition of over 4,000 prepaid meters for installation...
Electricity

Effective From February 1, ECG Will Be Transferred to Meralco Consortium

The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), Thursday, said the handing-over of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to Meralco Consortium under the Private Sector Participation...

Mawuli School receives support from ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana Limited (ECG) has donated a brand new Risograph Machine to Mawuli School in Ho. The company also commissioned an expert...
Changing of underground cabels

Jasikan booster station equipped with new transformer

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has installed a 20mva transformer at the Jasikan Booster Station to stabilize power supply in the Volta Region. Mr...
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Consumers applaud ECG over tariff cuts

Some clients of the Electricity company of Ghana at a forum expressed appreciation to the company for reducing tariffs. The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC)...
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MiDA Donates Two Vehicles to ECG

The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) on Friday, handed over 12 brand new Pick-Up vehicles procured at the cost of US$480,000 to the Electricity Company...
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ECG Concession Procedure is Running Smoothly – MiDA

The Management of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has assured Ghanaians that the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) Private Sector Participation (PSP) process under...
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ECG’s Staff Code of Conduct Launched

The Electricity Company of Ghana has launched a “Code of Conduct” for its staff and third party contractors to guide their behaviour, attitude and...
Ing. Samuel Boakye-Appiah

BOT Vending Challenge: ECG finally arrests the crisis

The Managing Director of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) Ing. Samuel Boakye-Appiah has eventually confirmed that they have substantially resolved the BOT challenge...
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Ghana Gov’t Initiate Move To Reform Energy Sector

The shareholding threshold of Ghanaians in the ECG Private Sector Participation (PSP) Programme has been increased from 20 percent to 51 percent in response...
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Application Of ECG Workers Dismissed

An Accra High Court on Tuesday dismissed an application for interlocutory injunction by 1,001 workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), challenging moves...
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ECG and Ghana of government standoff threatens power sector

Many Ghanaians are left wondering about the stiff stands-off between the government and the nation’s power distributor, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) workers. For the...
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Gigantic power ship to add to Ghana’s grid

Ghana took delivery Friday of what is described as the world's largest power ship to add to its power generation capacity, a statement by...
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ECG encourage public to develop love for pre-paid meters

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has called for power consumers to overcome resistance to the installation of pre-paid meters in their property. Mr. Godwin...
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Eight-Member Board Of Directors For ECG Inaugurated

The Minister of Energy, Boakye Agyarko, has disclosed that a technical assessment to ascertain the value of all assets of the Electricity Company of...
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Energy Minister inaugurates a new board to revamp ECG

As part of its efforts of building a robust power sector, the Ministry of Energy has taken a judicious step by inaugurating Board of...

ECG gets new Board

The Minister of Energy, Boakye Agyarko, has charged the new board of directors of the electricity company of Ghana (ECG) to embark on a...
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Minister jabs ECG for giving power to illegal miners

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has been criticised for supplying electricity to Chinese illegal miners in Tarkwa in the Western Region. Mr Benito Owusu-Bio,...
Electricity Company of Ghana

ECG says maintenance works won’t affect supply

The Tema Regional Engineer of the Electricity Company of Ghana(ECG), says henceforth major shut down maintenance works on their plants would not affect electricity...
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Privatising ECG: A two birds, one stone approach

Currently ongoing is the wrangling among the Public, Employees of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), and the Government, on the matter of Private...

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...

Kwahu power cut killing local businesses

The people of Kwahu Afram Plains North and South Districts had been plunged into darkness for the past four days as a result of...

ECG must withdraw service to Krobo Area – PUWU

But youth group says the advice is ill-conceived, disingenuous and retrogressive Shows PUWU’s ignorance about the issues on the ground It’s also an...

Ghana needs Over $1bn private capital investment in electricity distribution

Government seeks private equity of over US$1billion to be invested in new electricity billing and distribution substations. This is to help end the country’s...

ECG builds US$7.9 million distribution sub-station

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has built a US$7.9 million primary distribution sub-station at Asamankese to stabilize power supply in parts of the...

Boakye Agyarko reiterates Govt’s commitment to reforming the power sector

Mr Boakye Agyarko, the Minister of Energy, Wednesday reiterated Government’s commitment to reforming the country’s power sector to meet the exponential demands from industry,...