Consumers owe ECG GH¢1.6bn

Consumers owe ECG GH¢1.6bn

The government, private institutions and individuals owe the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) about GH¢1.6 billion in electricity bills as of 2014.

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Acting director of finance of the ECG, Frank Anokwafo, told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that government owed GH¢950 million as a result of subsidies and non-payment of electricity bills, while private institutions and individuals owed GH¢610 million.

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The revelation follows difficulties the ECG is facing in the distribution of electricity and also the issue of over-billing of prepaid meters.

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