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ECG recoups over Gh¢200,000.00 from customers in Ho

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Volta Region, in the last three months has recouped GH¢209,264.78 from prepaid customers who illegally used power in ECG’s designated Ho District.

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MD at Karpowership First Gas Commissioning Event

The Managing Director of Electricity Company of Ghana Limited, Mr Kwame Agyeman Budu on Saturday 7th December, 2019 accompanied the President, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Minister of Energy, Hon. John Peter Amewu and his two deputies to commission the Karpowership Interconnection Project at the Sekondi Naval Base. The 470MW Karpowership is one of the power plants producing power for distribution by the Electricity Company of Ghana Limited (ECG).

By switching from Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) to operate on indigenous Natural Gas (NG), the country will directly save an amount of USD170.5m every year and a total of about USD1.2billion over the remaining term of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). The indirect benefits of operating the Karpowership on NG instead of Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) includes the avoidance of the take-or-pay cost and the environmental benefits of operating on clean fuel.

Man convicted, slapped with ¢4.8k fine for stealing ECG meters

An electrical technician in Kasoa who stole meters belonging to the Electricity Company of Ghana has been fined ¢4,800 by the Accra Circuit Court.

ECG retrieves GH¢200,000 from illegal connections at Dansoman

Mr Emmanuel Ankomah

The Dansoman District Office of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has, since January this year, retrieved more than GH¢200,000 from customers who were using electricity illegally.