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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...

Ghana Gov’t Purses Renewable Energy Projects

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

GRIDco says nationwide blackout caused by system shutdown

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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

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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...
energy

GSE MD, Kwabena Donkor’s Exchange On GRIDCo Listing

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

GRIDCO Intensifies Health And Safety Measures

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At a health and safety and worker’s durbar on the theme,” Managing Occupational Stress, a collective responsibility”, in Tema, Mr Willaim Amuna, Chief...
drones

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...
Management and Board Members of GRIDCo

GRIDCo Balanced Scorecard and Rules launched

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Alhaji Huudu Yahaya, the Board Chairman of GRIDCo, who made the call, said since the Board assumed office nearly two years ago, it was...

GRIDco Says Volta Region Now Has Power Backups

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Mr William Amuna, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDco), announced this when he addressed the Third Biennial Congress of...

US $1.5 billion Coal Power Plant Project To Begin In April 2017

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The Volta River Authority(VRA), says the 1.5 billion dollars coal power plant scheduled to be built would commerce in April 2017. The coal plant would...
FPSO Kwame Nkrumah

Dumsor Returns AS FPSO Recovery is Unknown

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It appears the return of the frequent power outages in many parts of the country may last longer as Ghana’s first Floating Production Storage...