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ECG rolls out tariff reduction from today

Samuel Boakye-Appiah - MD,ECG

From today, April 1, 2018, consumers should be paying less for the electricity they consume as the ECG begins the implementation of the reduction in tariffs announced in March this year. The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) on March 5, 2018, announced a reduction in electricity tariffs of between 17 and 30 percent for residential and commercial consumers. Though the ...

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PURC reduces electricity tariffs; 17.5% for homes, 30% for businesses


The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), has announced a general reduction in electricity tariffs effective March 15, 2018. Residential customers per the new tariff cuts are to enjoy a 17.5% reduction, while non-residential customers will see tariffs cut by 30%. Those in the mining sector have also been given a 10% tariff cut, and 25% cut for Special Load Tariff ...

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Gov’t reaffirms reduced tariffs despite high proposals

Chairman of the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament, Emmanuel Akwasi Gyamfi

Government is optimistic of a reduction in the cost of electricity for the rest of this year. The optimism comes despite proposals for an increase in utility tariffs by service providers. This also follows a stakeholders’ forum ahead of the announcement of new tariffs by the end of this month. The average 14 percent reduction in the cost of electricity ...

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AGI meets PURC over tariff reduction


The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) wants regulators in the power sector to clamp down on illegal users of electricity in order to reduce the rising operational losses. The AGI believes this should afford stakeholders the opportunity to reduce the tariff for genuine users. The comment follows negotiations with the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) to reduce the cost of ...

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2018 budget to set motion for tariff review

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Businesses should expect to see an adjustment in their cost of electricity at least beginning in 2018. It follows government’s plans to review the current tariff system for industries. President Akufo Addo who disclosed this says the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta would announce details of this when he presents the 2018 budget to Parliament on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. ...

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