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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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NEDCo dissatisfied with utility tariff reduction


The Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDco) has expressed its reservation at the decision by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to reduce electricity tariffs for consumers, effective March 15, 2018. The power distributor however says it is ready to comply with the PURC’s directive. The utility regulator on Monday, March 5, 2018 announced that it has reduced electricity tariffs between 10 ...

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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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Electricity tariffs to drop below govt’s proposed 14%


Citi Business News is learning that government’s proposed reduction in electricity tariffs for consumers may not yield much as expected as the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC), finalizes its tariff adjustment for this year. Government in the 2018 budget suggested that it is working to reduce tariffs by some 14 percent on the average, for industrial and residential users. But ...

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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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Utility service providers demand 200% increase in tariffs


Utility service providers in the country are demanding an upward adjustment in their tariff, despite assurances given by the President to reduce electricity tariff. The utility companies, at a meeting the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) in a Joint Consultative forum in Accra, wanted tariffs increased by about 200 percent. Speaking to Citi Business News, the Chairman of the Technical Committee ...

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