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PDS expands operations in Volta/Oti regions

PDS expands operations in Volta/Oti regions

The Power Distribution Services (PDS) Ghana has embarked on expansion works in the Volta/Oti regions to cover some communities without electricity. Between January and May 2019, the company is said to have spent a total of GH¢15,602,152.03 on improving its system and...

Electricity consumers to pay over 11% more

Electricity consumers to pay over 11% more

From the 1st of July 2019, consumers would be paying 11.17% more for electricity, according to an approved upward adjustment of tariff by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), announced on Friday June 21, 2019. A press release signed by the Executive...

Group worried over fake electrical products in Ghana

Group worried over fake electrical products in Ghana

The Communications for Development and Advocacy (CDA) Consult has called for a stiffer punishment for dealers in fake electrical products in the country. It said the country was gradually becoming a haven for the marketing of counterfeit electrical products, with the...

Communicate new tariffs now – ACEP to PURC

Communicate new tariffs now – ACEP to PURC

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has called on the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to announce its electricity tariff now, if the effective date of July 1, 2019 still stands. The think-tank made the call in a press statement expressing concern...

IES predicts 3-5% drop in fuel prices

IES predicts 3-5% drop in fuel prices

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) has predicted fuel prices in Ghana are likely to drop “within the band of 3% and 5% at the pump.” IES in a statement on Monday said its forecast is based on the fact that “average Brent crude price has fallen by 9.50%, Gasoline...

One dead in Dawhenya filling station explosion

One dead in Dawhenya filling station explosion

One person is reported dead this morning, following a minor explosion at Runel Petro and Gas Filling Station at Dawhenya, in the Prampram District in the Greater Accra Region. The victim, 47-year-old Anthony Ahiabu, who is a worker at the filling station, met his...

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