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Explainer: PDS agreement was suspended due to fundamental and material breaches

Explainer: PDS agreement was suspended due to fundamental and material breaches

Explainer: PDS agreement was suspended due to fundamental and material breaches
PURC to announce new electricity and water bills in June 2019

PURC to announce new electricity and water bills in June 2019

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.

PURC to announce new electricity and water bills in June 2019
PUWU calls on gov’t to increase water and electricity bills

PUWU calls on gov’t to increase water and electricity bills

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.

PUWU calls on gov’t to increase water and electricity bills
Three people arrested for illegally selling PDS metres (Photo)

Three people arrested for illegally selling PDS metres (Photo)

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.

Three people arrested for illegally selling PDS metres (Photo)
Government apologizes for erratic power supply

Government apologizes for erratic power supply

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.

Government apologizes for erratic power supply
Energy minister to explain why Ghanaians are still experiencing ‘dumsor’

Energy minister to explain why Ghanaians are still experiencing ‘dumsor’

The minister of energy, John Peter Amewu, will soon address Ghanaians on the issue of intermittent power outages in recent times, YEN.com.gh can report.

Energy minister to explain why Ghanaians are still experiencing ‘dumsor’
Dumsor wahala: PDS staff attacked with cutlass; one injured

Dumsor wahala: PDS staff attacked with cutlass; one injured

Some workers of the Power Distribution Service (PDS) have been attacked at Kokrobite, a suburb of Accra.The team was working on a high tension to restore power to the area after a dumsor had occurred only to be attacked.

Dumsor wahala: PDS staff attacked with cutlass; one injured
Energy minister reveals blackouts will end in 5 days

Energy minister reveals blackouts will end in 5 days

The minister of energy, Peter Amewu, has announced that the recent power outages that have rocked parts of Ghana will be over in five days. According to a Citinewsroom report, the blackouts are because of technical challenges.

Energy minister reveals blackouts will end in 5 days
PDS finally explains the reason for blackouts; assures Ghanaians of sufficient power supply

PDS finally explains the reason for blackouts; assures Ghanaians of sufficient power supply

Power Distribution Services (PDS), the company that took charge of the management of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has assured Ghanaians that it has enough power to distribute to Ghanaians.

PDS finally explains the reason for blackouts; assures Ghanaians of sufficient power supply
Two men in serious trouble for defrauding ECG customers

Two men in serious trouble for defrauding ECG customers

Police officials from Anyaa have arrested two men for posing as employees of the Electricity Corporation of Ghana (ECG). The suspects, Edmund Acquah and Nii Noi Dowuona, were picked up after customers in the area complained.

Two men in serious trouble for defrauding ECG customers
Kennedy Agyapong finally drops ‘hot’ secrets about ‘dumsor’ in Ghana

Kennedy Agyapong finally drops ‘hot’ secrets about ‘dumsor’ in Ghana

The Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has argued that the recent power outages are as a result of financial challenges. He called on the minister of energy, Peter Amewu, to speak the truth about the crises.

Kennedy Agyapong finally drops ‘hot’ secrets about ‘dumsor’ in Ghana
We are facing 'dumsor' but government is working on it - Energy minister

We are facing 'dumsor' but government is working on it - Energy minister

Speaking at a news conference Monday,November 26, 2018, to explain the cause of the recent unscheduled ‘dumsor’, Amewu said, the lights could go off as is being experienced but would not be compared to the days of NDC.

We are facing 'dumsor' but government is working on it - Energy minister
35-year-old cobbler imprisoned for 7 years for beating up an ECG official

35-year-old cobbler imprisoned for 7 years for beating up an ECG official

Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that a 35-year-old cobbler, Kwadwo Opoku, has been sentenced to seven years in prison for assault. Opoku allegedly assaulted an employee of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).

35-year-old cobbler imprisoned for 7 years for beating up an ECG official
Recent 'dumsor' attributed to shortage of gas- GRIDCo

Recent 'dumsor' attributed to shortage of gas- GRIDCo

The Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) has attributed the recent power outages experienced mostly in the capital to a sudden drop in the pressure supply of gas to the Aboadze Thermal Plant in the Western Region.

Recent 'dumsor' attributed to shortage of gas- GRIDCo
ECG calls on parliament to approve increment of utility tariffs

ECG calls on parliament to approve increment of utility tariffs

The Chairman of Parliament’s Mines and Energy Committee, Emmanuel Akwasi Gyamfi, on behalf of the Electricity Company of Ghana has called on parliament to approve the increment in end-user tariffs of at least 37.6 per cent.

ECG calls on parliament to approve increment of utility tariffs
In 5 years, Ghanaians can choose another electricity company apart from ECG

In 5 years, Ghanaians can choose another electricity company apart from ECG

The Energy Commission is looking to position in the country in a place where private companies can offer services of electricity distribution. This means that government will not be the sole entity in the busisness.

In 5 years, Ghanaians can choose another electricity company apart from ECG
Ghanaians to enjoy 10% reduction on water tariffs effective September 16

Ghanaians to enjoy 10% reduction on water tariffs effective September 16

A statement from the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission said the water company kept charging customers for the cost of running the Befesa Desalination plant even though the plant was not functional. YEN.com.gh news.

Ghanaians to enjoy 10% reduction on water tariffs effective September 16
IES says ‘dumsor’ to hit Ghanaians again due to huge debts owed GRIDCo

IES says ‘dumsor’ to hit Ghanaians again due to huge debts owed GRIDCo

According to the IES, the Energy Ministry needs to step in as soon as possible to resource the two companies - GRIDCo and ECG to avert a revisit to the power rationing ('dumsor') days again. The Energy Ministry are yet to comment.

IES says ‘dumsor’ to hit Ghanaians again due to huge debts owed GRIDCo
Please off the light so I can get her attention – Man sadly begs ECG over girlfriend in latest video

Please off the light so I can get her attention – Man sadly begs ECG over girlfriend in latest video

YEN.com.gh has sighted an audio recording making rounds on social media which contains the pleas of a man begging ECG to disconnect him. The man who identified himself as Moses Drybone had reached the call center of ECG

Please off the light so I can get her attention – Man sadly begs ECG over girlfriend in latest video
You are likely to pay more for electricity now - Experts confirm the worst after new Ameri deal

You are likely to pay more for electricity now - Experts confirm the worst after new Ameri deal

The information according to 3news.com is that, energy experts have agreed that Ghanaians are likely to pay more for electricity than they used to. This development is due to the renegotiation the ruling New Patriotic Party made

You are likely to pay more for electricity now - Experts confirm the worst after new Ameri deal
2 churches, 10 others, in serious trouble with ECG over GHc150,000 debt for illegal connections

2 churches, 10 others, in serious trouble with ECG over GHc150,000 debt for illegal connections

Officials from the Suame Service Centre of the Electricity Corporation of Ghana (ECG) have caused the arrest of 12 persons allegedly involved in illegal connections. YEN.com.gh understands that 2 churches are involved.

2 churches, 10 others, in serious trouble with ECG over GHc150,000 debt for illegal connections
ECG gives popular brewing company in Ghana award for always paying their bills on time

ECG gives popular brewing company in Ghana award for always paying their bills on time

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has awarded Guinness Ghana Breweries Ghana Limited with an outstanding customer award for its compliance and timely settlement of electricity bills across its Kumasi and Accra sites.

ECG gives popular brewing company in Ghana award for always paying their bills on time
You will soon buy prepaid credit online as ECG plans new online app

You will soon buy prepaid credit online as ECG plans new online app

This move by the ECG follows recent challenges on the company's server which has left about 30,000 ECG customers in some parts of Accra without power for days.

You will soon buy prepaid credit online as ECG plans new online app
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