Tag Archives: ECG

Landmark LNG to add 1,000MW power to Ghana’s supply


Ghana has signed a new power deal with the world’s largest gas producer, Gazprom, to add up to 1,000 MW to Ghana’s power supply. The transaction, completed by Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, and the CEO of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Dr. Kofi Koduah Sarpong, has saved Ghana over $1 billion, according to the Energy Ministry. The new Liquefied ...

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First digital service for ECG prepaid power launched


Cellulant, a multinational payments company has launched “Mula”, a payments platform that has revolutionized payments in Ghana by providing the first digital payments service for ECG prepaid. Before the launch of Mula, ECG customers needed to visit an agent nearby their home to buy power credit. This experience proved difficult and inconveniencing customers when power credit would run out sometimes ...

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470MW Karadeniz Powership Osman Khan arrives in Ghana


Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has announced the arrival of the world’s largest Powership, the 470MW Karadeniz Powership Osman Khan to Ghana. A statement from the Company said the Powership will start operating in the Tema Fishing Harbour in September. The arrival of Karadeniz Powership Osman Khan is in line with the Power Purchase Agreement signed with the Electricity Company of ...

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ECG spends over GH¢94,000 to replace burnt poles

The Central Regional office of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) spent GH¢94,671.24 to replace electric poles burnt through bush fires in 2016, the office has stated. According to the Regional Maintenance Engineer of the company, Mr William Coleman, the figure did not include the cost of labour and transport to carry out the exercise. Mr Coleman made this known ...

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We want 51% in ECG privatization compact- Nana Addo declares

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President Akufo-Addo has stated that government will stand by its decision to amend the Private Sector Participation (PSP) compact of the Electricity Company of Ghana(ECG) with the Millennium Challenge Corporation(MCC). Under the agreement, which is known as the Power Compact II, the government is expected to allow about 80 percent private sector control in ECG for the country to benefit ...

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Court to rule on ECG interlocutory injunction case

An Accra High Court is expected to today rule on an interlocutory injunction case file against the government on its plans to cede part of the operations of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to a private entity. A group known as the Coalition Against the Concession of ECG contends that the proposed plan by government is not in the best ...

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