Monday, July 4, 2022
The country’s desire to ensure universal electricity access by 2020 is likely to suffer a severe blow when ECG goes under private care, as the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) wants further power expansion projects halted. A feasibility study conducted by the MCC, on behalf of government, as part of the...
A self-styled contractor of the Electricity Company of Ghana working around Oyarifa-Teiman in the Greater Accra Region is, in connivance with some opinion leaders of the area, charging residents between GH¢370 and GH¢490 under the pretext of providing them with ECG meters. The said contractor, whose name the B&FT could...
Trade and Industry Minister, Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, has indicated that government is considering various interventions in the energy sector that will make power more reliable and affordable, as it seeks to empower the private sector to create the much-needed jobs to drive the economy. “Very soon, if you want to...
The Public Utilities Workers Union (PUWU) has expressed their displeasure at the government for going ahead to renegotiate the new terms for the second compact of the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) without first consulting them. According to the PUWU, consulting them could have given the government a greater perspective on...
The country has “not fared well” in electricity deals it has signed with private sector entities, President Nana Akufo-Addo has said, pledging to reverse the situation and ensure that the country is not shortchanged in such agreements. It should be possible for the private sector to make “a reasonable profit...
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