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The Electricity Company of Ghana Limited (ECG) has announced intentions to utilise fibre optic backbone to venture into the provision of data and broadband services.
The Eastern regional minister, Eric Kwakye Darfour, has asked that residents in the Krobo area who do not pay electricity bills should be taken off the national grid.
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.