Category archives for: Electricity

Ghana: GridCo’s 11.5KV Power Feeder Destroyed by Fire

Tamale, NR, November 21, 2017//-A late evening fire outbreak at the premises of the Ghana Grid Company (GridCo) in Tamale in the Northern Region has left one of the company’s 11.5KV power feeders destroyed.

Future Energy East Africa Puts Spotlight on Huge Energy Potential

Nairobi Kenya, November 16, 2017//- Huge potential, unlimited opportunities – this is how energy experts in the region describe the East African power sector.

Nigeria: Power Firms Warn Against Roll Back Of Privatisation

Lagos, Nigeria, November 9, 2017– Electricity distribution companies in the country on Wednesday officially reacted to the recent plan by the Federal Government to review the processes that saw to the handing over of 11 successor companies of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to new investors on November 1, 2013.

Ghana: Energy Bond Fails to Meet GH¢6bn Target

E.S.L.A PLC, on Monday, November 6, 2017, said it successfully closed its books for the issue of the ESLA bonds on Friday, November 3, 2017, after extending the timeline for the issue of the 10-year bond by one week.

Veep: Gov’t Won’t Rest on Its Oars on Improving the Nigerian Economy

Abuja, Nigeria, November 3, 2017/ — Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo says the Nigerian government will make dramatic policy changes in Oil & Gas sector if necessary.

VRA, ECG  Not Aware of MoU Exempting Krobos from Paying Bills

Accra, October 30, 2017//-The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and Volta River Authority (VRA) say they do not have in their custody any official document exempting the people on Krobo land from paying electricity bills.

Programmed to ‘cheat’: Error-Ridden ECG Prepaid Meters Ripping-off Consumers

Accra, October 26, 2017//-A supposed technical error in the prepaid billing system of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is shortchanging power consumers in the country on their blind side.

See 9 Directives for LPG Safety in Ghana  

Accra, October 16, 2017//-Aftermath of  Ghana’s horrible gas explosion at Atomic Junction in Accra on October 7, 2017, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on the advice of cabinet has directed that henceforth the Cylinder Recirculation Model of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) distribution is to be implemented.

Ghana to Raise GH¢6bn in Tranches as Energy Bond Road Show Begins

Accra, October 13, 2017//-A road show to present the much-awaited energy bond to investors is expected to start on Monday, October 16, through to October 19, in New York, Boston, and in London, to raise about GH¢6billion as first tranche.

Libya’s Islamic State Inquiry and Its Ramifications to Ghana’s Security and Image

Accra, October 10, 2017//-Ghana’s Minority in Parliament has obtained and studied the report of a special inquiry commissioned by the Attorney General of Libya after the recent NATO backed liberation of Sirte from the so-called Islamic State also known as Daesh.  

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