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The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has disconnected power to about 20 manufacturing companies in Tema for owing the company in excess of about 38 million cedis.

The move forms part of a strategy adopted by the Power Ministry to reinforce the debt management processes of the ECG in a bid to improve the country’s power sector.

 

The Deputy Minister of Power John Abdulai Jinapor has served notice to the concessionaire to be selected under the Power Compact 2 project that staff of the Electricity Company of Ghana, (ECG) should not be laid-off.

According to Mr. Jinapor, the job security of the staff of ECG is non-negotiable as government has communicated same to the Millennium Development Authority (MiDA), implementers of the project and the International Financial Corporation (IFC), the transaction advisors.

 

Accra, April 18, 2016.   The Millennium Development Authority, MiDA, has organised a Road Show for prospective investors seeking to manage, operate and invest in Ghana’s largest power distributor, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). The Roadshow, held in Accra, is an event under the Private Sector Participation in ECG activity within the ECG Financial and Operational Turnaround (EFOT) Project, which is one of six major projects under the Ghana Power Compact Programme. 

 

Electrical workers are still in the top 10 most dangerous job list. But utilities are aggressively working to lower the number of accidents.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of job fatalities in the U.S. has been declining since 1994.  2014 was an aberration with a 2% increase over2013 and a total of 4,679 fatal work injuries. 

Electrical powerline installers and repairers once again made the list of the top 10 most dangerous jobs.

An explosion at the Electricity Corporation of Ghana Bulk Supply station in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has left a quarter of the citizens  without electricity.

The explosion occurred around 5:00 pm, Thursday, the cause of which is yet to be ascertained.

Public Relations Officer of the ECG Erastus Baidoo confirmed the explosion to told Luv FM's Erastus Asare Donkor.

He said the earth reactor, cables and other key materials that supply electricity to the area have been completely burnt.

The fire that accompanied the explosion has been put out.

Erastus Baidoo said his outfit is working tirelessly to restore power to residents. He said they will be liaising with their branches in Accra to see how best the could help in the supply of electricity.

- See more at: http://myjoyonline.com/news/2016/April-14th/ecg-explosion-plunges-kumasi-into-darkness.php#sthash.6CGvyVW1.dpuf

An explosion at the Electricity Corporation of Ghana Bulk Supply station in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has left a quarter of the citizens  without electricity.

The explosion occurred around 5:00 pm, Thursday, the cause of which is yet to be ascertained.

Public Relations Officer of the ECG Erastus Baidoo confirmed the explosion to told Luv FM's Erastus Asare Donkor.

He said the earth reactor, cables and other key materials that supply electricity to the area have been completely burnt.

The fire that accompanied the explosion has been put out.

Erastus Baidoo said his outfit is working tirelessly to restore power to residents. He said they will be liaising with their branches in Accra to see how best the could help in the supply of electricity.

- See more at: http://myjoyonline.com/news/2016/April-14th/ecg-explosion-plunges-kumasi-into-darkness.php#sthash.6CGvyVW1.dpuf

An explosion at the Electricity Corporation of Ghana Bulk Supply station in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has left a quarter of the citizens  without electricity.

The explosion occurred around 5:00 pm, Thursday, the cause of which is yet to be ascertained.

Public Relations Officer of the ECG Erastus Baidoo confirmed the explosion to told Luv FM's Erastus Asare Donkor.

He said the earth reactor, cables and other key materials that supply electricity to the area have been completely burnt.

The fire that accompanied the explosion has been put out.

Erastus Baidoo said his outfit is working tirelessly to restore power to residents. He said they will be liaising with their branches in Accra to see how best the could help in the supply of electricity.

- See more at: http://myjoyonline.com/news/2016/April-14th/ecg-explosion-plunges-kumasi-into-darkness.php#sthash.6CGvyVW1.dpuf

An explosion at the Electricity Corporation of Ghana Bulk Supply station in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region has left parts of Kumasi without electricity.

The explosion occurred around 5:00 pm, Thursday, the cause of which is yet to be ascertained.

The Central Regional office has organised a workshop at its Regional Conference room to educate third party prepaid vendors on the new tariff and its attendant challenges. The one-day workshop, which was attended by representatives from twenty-five (25) prepaid vending points in the Cape Coast district, was aimed at introducing these strategic partners to ECG’s tariff operations to equip them in explaining issues to customers.

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