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Nigeria’s Gas Challenge Pushes ECG, GRIDCo To Announce 3-Week Load Management

The Ghana Grid Company Limited, (GRIDCo) and the Electricity Company of Ghana, (ECG) have announced a possible load management for three weeks. In a joint statement issued on Thursday, June 13, ECG and GRIDCo clarified that the load management is necessary “due to maintenance works being undertaken by a gas …

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ECG Digitization Started In 2016 – ECG Workers ‘Schools’ Bawumia

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia’s accusations of sabotage involving ransomware attacks and resistance to the Electricity Company of Ghana’s (ECG) digitalization project have been refuted by employees of the company. In a press release issued by the Public Utilities Workers Union (PUWU) of the Trades Union Congress (Ghana), ECG employees …

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ECG Attributes Power Outages In Parts Of Accra To Flooding At Seven Substations

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has attributed the power outages being experienced in parts of Accra to the flooding of seven substations after the rains on Wednesday, May 1, 2024.       ECG in a press release on Thursday, May 2, indicated that the substations which included Burma …

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“Dumsor” Is Negatively Affecting Businesses; Release Load-shedding Timetable – GUTA Tells ECG

The Ghana Union of Traders’ Associations (GUTA) has joined calls for the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to release a load-shedding timetable, as the ongoing power interruptions are negatively affecting businesses and livelihoods across the country. In a statement, GUTA highlighted the significant impact of the power outages on various …

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Sack CEOs Of COCOBOD, ECG, GWCL, And GACL With Immediate Effect – UVC To Akufo Addo

In order to restore the credibility of the government as well as alter the negative perception of state-owned enterprises, immediate intervention is required. An early intervention by the government will help to address the losses that have plagued some SOEs for years, says United Voices for Change (UVC), a civil …

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Video: Why ECG Can’t Provide Load-shedding Timetable – Deputy Energy Minister Explains

The Deputy Energy Minister and the incumbent Member of Parliament for the Sekondi Constituency in the Western Region, Mr. Andrew Egyapa Mercer, has explained why the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) cannot provide Ghanaians with a load-shedding timetable. This, he said is a result of uncertainties faced by power distribution …

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PURC Fines ECG Board Members ₵5.8m For Dumsor Timetable Breaches

The board members of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), who served in office from 1st January to 18th March 2024, are to pay a regulatory charge of Five Million, Eight Hundred and Sixty-Eight Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHS5, 868,000.00) in fines for superintending over power outages without any notification to …

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We Need A Load Shedding Timetable – NPP MP Tells ECG

The current Member of Parliament of the Abuakwa South constituency, Samuel Atta Akyea, has urged the Electricity Company of Ghana to release a schedule for the current power outages (dumsor). According to the Chairman of the Energy Committee of Parliament, there is no prior notice from ECG as electricity goes …

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ECG Finally Responds To PURC Over Dumsor Timetable

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has disclosed that it issued over 100 notices of power outages in the first quarter of 2024. Much of the notices, according to the power distributor, were to pave the way for maintenance works to be carried out on some of its transmission equipment. …

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ECG To Ghanaians: No More ‘Dumsor’

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has declared that a stable national power supply will be provided going forward in an attempt to address the recent power outages that Ghanaians have been experiencing. The ECG is assuring its customers and the general public that any power outage currently being experienced …

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