Category archives for: Electricity

MiDA: ECG’s Privatisation on Course

Accra, March 22, 2018//-The management of the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has stated emphatically that the process to privatise management of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is on course.

The Energy Industry is Changing. Are Governments Switched on?

March 16, 2018//-The global energy transition has many dimensions. The ubiquity of energy in modern industry and society will ensure that the impacts are felt across the global economy.

Ghana, Kenya To Partner Visionscape On Waste Management, Electricity Generation

March 15, 2018//-Waste management company, Visionscape and the government of Ghana have signed an agreement on waste management and electricity generation, while a similar arrangement is already being worked out with Kenya.

EBRD Supports Privatisation of Two Turkish Hydropower Plants

March 9, 2018//-The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development ( EBRD) is supporting a major milestone in the privatisation of state-owned power plants in Turkey with a US$ 55 million dual-currency loan (US$ 35 million in US dollars and the equivalent of US$ 20 million in Turkish lira (TRY)) to a subsidiary of Koç Holding, the largest […]

Utility Providers to Comply with PURC Directive Amidst Discontent

Accra, March 7, 2018//-Utility providers have expressed their readiness to comply with the PURC’s directive on reduction in electricity tariffs despite having reservations at the development.

Ghana: Textile Workers Seeks 20% Reduction in Utility Tariffs

Accra, March 6, 2018//-The Textile, Garment and Leather Employees Union (TGLEU) say they are not satisfied with the 30 percent reduction in utility tariffs.

Ghana Reduces Electricity Tariffs by 10-30%

Accra, March 5, 2018//-Ghana’s  Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC)  today announced a 10-30 percent reduction in prices of electricity effective March 15 2018, according to an official statement.

 Ghana Puts Hope on New Oil Projects to Increase  Energy Production

Accra, March 5, 2018//-Ghana has its eyes fixed on increased oil production for local use and export to accelerate the economy, following the peaceful resolution of its border dispute with Côte d’Ivoire and the picking up of oil prices on the world market.

Study: High Electricity Tariffs Making Ghanaians Poorer

March 2, 2018//-A study by the Economics Department of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has revealed, high electricity tariffs are making Ghanaians poorer.

OPIC Commits $2.4 Billion into Power Africa Initiative

Johannesburg, South Africa, March 2, 2018// — The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has committed $2.4 billion to date to the U.S. Power Africa initiative to harness the resources of the private sector to bring more electricity to Africa.

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