Check the ECG Load-shedding Timetable(June) The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has released its timetable for the emergency load shedding for the month of June. It starts from Sunday June 1, 2014 to Saturday June 28, 2014. Click on the link below to view or download the pdf format of the time table. ECG Load Shedding Time Table- June. According […]
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Check Now- ECG Load-shedding Timetable Released The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has released a timetable for the emergency load shedding. The timetable has been drafted to guide load shedding for two weeks, William Boateng, the Company’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), said on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The timetable titled ‘National Load shedding Guide’ is available on the following link:
Load-shedding Blamed on Indebtedness of ECG The current load-shedding has partly been blamed on the indebtedness of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) and the Volta River Authority (VRA). Indebtedness A highly placed source told the Daily Graphic that the VRA and the GRIDCo could not perform efficiently as a result of the level […]
Power crisis- Load Management program to begin next week Ghanaians should brace themselves for an extended period of irregular power supply as the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is set to announce a load shedding program next week. Even though the ECG is yet to announce the programme, the country has already been experiencing erratic power cuts in the past […]
VRA Warns- Brace up for emergency outages The Volta River Authority (VRA) says the emergency load management programme implemented across the country as a result of energy shortfalls will be in force a little longer. It says Ghanaians should brace up for “some kind of emergency outages”.
ECG Begins Emergency Load Management Power supply shortfalls from the Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) have prompted the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to embark on emergency power management exercise for the past three weeks. With no hope of stabilisation of supplies in sight, the exercise is likely to occur anytime GRIDCo prompts the ECG to cut down on power supply […]
VRA Promises: No Load Shedding in 2014 Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Volta River Authority (VRA), Mr Kirk Coffie has assured Ghanaians of constant and reliable supply of electricity without any loadshedding. ”I can assure you that if all things work well; if the inflow into the lake [Volta lake] is good this year, Akosombo hydro is able to […]
Electricity tariffs Go Down by 25 percent Government has announced the reduction in electricity tariffs by 25 percent. That means consumers will no longer pay 78.9 percent hike in electricity as announced by the Public Utilities and Regulatory commission(PURC). Ghanaians will now pay 59.18 percent. A communiqué signed by a deputy Minister of Information and Media Relations, Felix Kwakye Ofosu on […]
PURC-We Can’t Reduce Tariffs. Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) says it has no plans to review downwards water and electricity tariffs to meet the demands of organised labour. The Director of Public Relations and External Affairs of the commission, Nana Yaa Jantuah, told the Daily Graphic yesterday that any further reduction could cripple the utility service providers and lead the […]
Ghana To Generate 5000MW of Power By 2016 The Minister for Energy and Petroleum, Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah has stated that Ghana is poised to achieving its target of generating 5000MW of power by the close of 2016.
Increase In Utility Tariffs Will Ensure Stable Power Supply. A deputy Minister of Information, Felix Kwakye-Ofosu has defended the recent increase in utility tariffs stating that “it will safeguard the stable supply of electricity in the near future.” “It is a much better step to take now so that we can safeguard the stable supply of electricity in the near […]
Wereko Brobbey- Don’t cry about increment, electricity is cheaper than candles Dr Charles Wereko Brobbey , a former CEO of the Volta River Authority (VRA), has urged Ghanaians not to be outraged by the recent utility tariff increment, which has seen electricity and water bills go up by 79 per cent and 52 per cent respectively.