MCA Compact 2 deal will create more jobs at ECG – US Ambassador

The US Ambassador to Ghana, Robert P. Jackson has assured that additional jobs will be created when full implementation of the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) compact 2 project starts.The assurance follows agitations and uncertainties among workers of the Electricity Company of ... — Read More

ECG interlocutory injunction case dismissed

An Accra High Court presided over by Justice Norvice Aryene, has thrown out an inan interlocutory injunction application filed against the government and the the Millennium Development Authority(MiDA) over plans to cede part of the operation of Electricity Company of Ghana ... — Read More

ERERA to sanitize electricity pricing

The ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) is preparing to launch a Regional Electricity Market Rules and the West Africa Power Pool (WAPP)?Operations Manual that would guide market participants, as well as a tariff methodology that will determine the cost of ... — Read More

30kw solar enery power supply installed

A 30 kilowatt (kw) solar system to beef up energy supply of the German Swiss International School (GSIS) in Accra has been installed.The facility is made up of 120 solar modules equivalent to 250 watts, a backup system with a battery ... — Read More

West African Gas secures parliamentary approval

The initiative of the government to address the current power crisis via its agreement with the West African Gas Ltd (WAGL), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has received a major boost following Parliamentary of  a proposed Gas ... — Read More

Energy sector outlook for 2017 uncertain

The African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) says that the energy sector outlook for 2017 presents significant levels of uncertainty, urging political parties to clearly demonstrate how they intend to confront the challenge ahead.Executive Director of ACEP, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, ... — Read More

ECG allays dumsor fears

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) says recent power outages suffered by consumers is as a result of general faults, which they say are unpredictable, as well as planned maintenance of distribution equipment among other reasons.The justification comes after a sizeable ... — Read More

Energy Commission inaugurates Innovation Committee

Technical regulator of the country’s power sector, the Energy Commission, has inaugurated a ten-member Innovation Committee, the first ever for any public agency, which will “promote, stimulate and encourage an innovative culture” within the commission.The committee, comprising officers of the commission ... — Read More

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