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E/R: 100kVA transformer stolen in bold heist near Bunso Police Station

E/R: 100kVA transformer stolen in bold heist near Bunso Police Station

In a brazen act of theft, unknown individuals have stolen a transformer belonging to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in Bunso, located in the Abuakwa South District of the Eastern Region of Ghana. The

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Expect 3-week of ‘dumsor’ due to gas supply issue – ECG, GRIDCo warn

Expect 3-week of ‘dumsor’ due to gas supply issue – ECG, GRIDCo warn

The Ghana Grid Company (GRIDCo) and the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) have urged Ghanaians to brace for a power crisis due to a reduction in gas supply from Nigeria. The power suppliers announced in

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Partial ‘dumsor’ on May 1 due to 7 flooded substations in Accra – ECG

Partial ‘dumsor’ on May 1 due to 7 flooded substations in Accra – ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has stated that the flooding of seven substations following the rains on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, is the cause of the power disruptions that are occurring in some areas

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Simon Osei Mensah under fire for role in ECG Manager’s arrest

Simon Osei Mensah under fire for role in ECG Manager’s arrest

Senior staff members of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the Central Region are demanding an apology from Ashanti Regional Minister Simon Osei-Mensah over the arrest of their colleague, the ECG manager in the

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Privatization of ECG Is Not the Solution: A Case for Sustainable Public Ownership

Privatization of ECG Is Not the Solution: A Case for Sustainable Public Ownership

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has been a subject of debate regarding its privatization for years or otherwise. Proponents argue that privatization could improve efficiency and service delivery, while critics express concerns about potential

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PURC fine against ECG Board members too high – Kwabena Donkor

PURC fine against ECG Board members too high – Kwabena Donkor

A former Power Minister, Dr Kwabena Donkor, has expressed satisfaction with the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission’s (PURC) directive to board members of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to pay a regulatory charge for overseeing

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ECG lied 7-11 pm ‘dumsor’ was caused by overloaded transformers – PURC

ECG lied 7-11 pm ‘dumsor’ was caused by overloaded transformers – PURC

The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has refuted claims by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) that the recent power outages between 7 pm and 11 pm were due to transformer overload. The Electricity Company

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ECG fined GHS36K for failing to provide all bank accounts

ECG fined GHS36K for failing to provide all bank accounts

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has been slapped with a GHS36,000 fine for failing to submit all bank and investment accounts it currently operates to the Commission. This comes after the PURC found the

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Recruit experts to manage ECG under state ownership – IEA

Recruit experts to manage ECG under state ownership – IEA

"Given the inefficiencies in the current management of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), consideration should be given to recruiting expert managers, wherever they may come from to manage ECG under state ownership,” says the Institute

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HERBERT KRAPA SWORN-IN AS NEW BOARD CHAIRMAN OF ECG

HERBERT KRAPA SWORN-IN AS NEW BOARD CHAIRMAN OF ECG

Energy Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh on Thursday, 4th April, 2024 swore-in newly appointed Board Chairman, Hon. Herbert Krapa at the Ministry of Energy. Hon. Krapa took the oath of office and the oath of