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An Accra Circuit Court presided over by Mrs. Hellen Amoah, on Saturday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of Emmanuel Yirenkyi, a suspected meter card thief for failing to appear in court.

Yirenkyi is on trial for allegedly stealing meter cards, which he used to download credit onto customers’ meters without paying any amount of money to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG.)

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A driver/businessman resident in Accra, Serlom Dzomeku, was on Saturday arraigned before an Accra Circuit Court for stealing electricity power worth GHs 75,149.24 through meter by-passing.

Serlom pleaded not guilty to stealing and intentionally interfering in ECG’s distribution network and was granted bail in the sum of GHs 150,000.00 with three sureties, all of whom should be public servants.Serlom Dzomeku

Arrested2A man who illegally sold more than 100 Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) meters to some residents of Dzodze, in the Ketu North District, has been arrested by the Aflao police.

Gilbert Edo Abefa was arrested following a monitoring exercise conducted by the Revenue Protection Unit (RPU) of the ECG in the area on July 22, 2016.

The accused, who is currently in police custody after the Aflao Circuit Court had refused him bail, is being held on a charge of distributing meters and supplying electricity without lawful authority.

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Japan International Cooperation Agency, JICA has handed over a 33kV/11kVSub-station valued at US$ 600,000 (GHS 2, 400,000) to Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) for training under the Technical Cooperation Project “Electricity Engineers Training for African Countries “. This was disclosed at the last joint Coordinating Committee Meeting and Handing over ceremony held on 28th July at the Training Centre in Tema. The event was attended by representatives of JICA, the Ministry of Power,  staff of the ECG Head Office and Training Centre.

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The Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC), has said the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) cannot release a load shedding timetable because the current erratic power supply is just a temporary problem. The PURC’s announcement comes on the back of mounting pressure from the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP),  residents and civil society groups, asking the ECG to release a schedule to allow for adequate planning by businesses and households.

Robert Dwamena, the Managing Director (MD) of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) was presented a plaque after a motivational speech during the graduation ceremony of the College of Engineering of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi.

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The ECG MD, who graduated from the KNUST with a degree in Geodetic Engineering about 35 years ago, was given a standing ovation by the enthusiastic students and other people present when he received the award from Dr. Kwame Sarah Mensah, Chairman of the University Council, KNUST.


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