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Laid Off ECG Staff Worried Over Takeover

Scores of defunct staffs of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) are apprehensive over the takeover by Power Distribution Service (PDS) Ghana Limited as...
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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...
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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...
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Experts not happy with the ECG concession deal

Some energy sector experts are of the view that, Ghana negotiated a bad deal under the Ghana Power Compact that led to the selection...
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Meralco Consortium Formally Handed ECGs Concession – MiDA

The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has awarded the operation, investment and management of the Electricity Distribution Business of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG)...
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Unemployed signs 12-months bond

An Accra Circuit Court has ordered Daniel Mills, unemployed who with a cutlass harmed a staff of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), to...
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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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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...

Ghana gov’t, WAEC agree to start WASSCE in May

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, has said the Government has agreed with the West African Examination Council (WAEC) not to start...
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GJA shortlist 9 journalist for maiden Volta Journalists Awards

Nine journalists in the Volta Region have been shortlisted for the maiden Volta Journalists Awards under the auspices of the Volta Regional branch of...
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Primary 4 Teacher Fined For Assaulting ECG Staff

A Dzodze Magistrate Court presided over by Mr Lawrence Buernor Buer has fined Mac-Billy Ani, a primary four pupil teacher, GHC¢ 1,200.00 for assaulting...
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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 workers concessionary case postponed

The case in which 1,100 workers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) are in court to challenge moves to hand over the operations...
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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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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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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,...

Ghana’s power crisis owed to luck of communication — Boakye-Appiah

Mr Samuel Boakye-Appiah, Managing Director  (MD) of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has observed that crisis situations that occurred between ECG and its customers...

Nana Addo Asked To Modify Millennium Challenge Second Compact

The Public Utility Workers’ Union of Ghana (PUWU) has commended President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s for his commitment to further dialogue on the implementation...

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...
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ECG Warns Electricians Who Exploit Customers

Mr Daniel Agyei-Larbi, Public Relations Officer (PRO), Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has warned Certified Electrical Wiring Professionals (CEWP’s) to desist from extorting monies...
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The Concern Of Electricity Tariff To Be Reviewed Or Not

Recently, some have suggested that an upward review of electricity tariffs in NESI will make some parties to meet their financial obligations. This is...
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Tigo Creates Ease In Paying Electricity Bills

Tigo Ghana in partnership with Express Pay, an e-commerce market place and payment gateway provider, has introduced payment of electricity bills using Tigo Cash. A...
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ECG to dispatch generators to collation centres

A release, signed by Mr Joseph Forson, the Volta Regional Manager, ECG, and copied to the Ghana News Agency said “the provision of the...
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ECG retrieves money lost through illegal power connection

This followed a special exercise carried out by the Loss Control Unit of the company. The power had been stolen...
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ECG Calls For Productive Use Of Electricity

Mr Joseph Mensah Forson, the Regional Director of the Company, advised customers to use appliances made with thermostats and ensure that their earth cables...