Tag Archives: Power

ECG constructs switching station to improve supply

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has started the construction of a new 33-kilovolts (kv) switching station to meet growing demands in the Ahanta West District in the Western Region. The company said the move was part of its strategic objectives of reducing system losses, improving system reliability and enhancing customer service delivery. When completed, the GH¢2.7 million switching station ...

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Ghana’s power mix to have 10% renewable energy by 2020

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Ghana’s power generation mix is expected to include 10 percent of renewable energy sources by 2020. At a SWITCH Africa green national networking forum in Accra, Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation minister, Professor Frimpong Boateng, pledged to introduce varied sources of renewable energy during his tenure. Though Ghana has committed to universal electricity access by 2020, the capacity to meet ...

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Israeli company, COMSEC invests in Ghana’s backup power system


Ghana’s energy sector has received some boost as Israeli Technology Company; COMSEC Solutions invests into the nation’s backup power systems. The company, which has already partnered the Ministry of Finance to provide backup energy devices, aims at expanding its operations across the country. Speaking to Citi Business News after a sensitization workshop for some stakeholders in the power sector, the ...

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ECG recovers GH¢351,000 in stolen power

The Eastern Regional Office of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has recovered a total of GH¢351,307.51 lost through illegal power connection between January and October this year. This followed a special exercise carried out by the Loss Control Unit of the company. The power had been stolen through meter tampering and bypass and unauthorised service connections. Mr Michael Baah, ...

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