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Angry residents of Agomanya in the Eastern region clashed with workers of the Power Distribution Service (PDS). YEN.com.gh understands that several people sustained varying degrees of injuries, as police officials intervened.
The deputy minister of energy in charge of power, William Owuraku Aidoo, has commissioned a $2.3 million electrification project at the New Abirem constituency in the Eastern region.
The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has indicated that it would announce new utility tariffs in June2019. The commission added that the new rates would take effect from July 2019.
The Public Utility Workers’ Union (PUWU) is calling for an increase in water and electricity tariffs paid by Ghanaians. The union argued that an increase in the tariffs would ensure that consumers are charged appropriately.
The Prosecution and Revenue Protection Units of the Power Distribution Services (PDS) in Kumasi in the Ashanti region have arrested three people. The suspects were picked up for illegally selling PDS metres.
The ministry of energy has apologized to Ghanaians for the erratic power supply in recent times. Starr.com.gh reports that the apology follows a frustrating weekend of power outages in the country.