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POLITICS

Check Out Areas That Will Be Affected Of Blackout On Wednesday By ECG

According to Electricity Company of Ghana, there's going to be blackout in the following areas due to system maintenance Kindly take note The said exercise is expected to commence on Wednesday 24 August, 2022 Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Areas to be affected: Kokosu, Ampahame, Bohyen, Abrepo, Abrepokese, Asubonteng, Ohwim, Military Barracks (complex).

  3 months ago ago
Check Out Areas That Will Be Affected Of Blackout On Wednesday By ECG

ECONOMY-FINANCE

VIDEO: Frustration At Nsawam ECG Office As Two Guys Were Seen Engaging In A Fight

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has announced that they are currently having a technical challenge with prepaid meters. Due to that only their district office can sell prepaid to their customer. This has caused a major panic in the affected areas as customers lined up to buy prepaid.

  2 months ago ago
VIDEO: Frustration At Nsawam ECG Office As Two Guys Were Seen Engaging In A Fight

ECONOMY-FINANCE

ECG is misusing its monopoly and aggravating Ghanaians, according to opinion

 Either the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is incompetent, or it is exploiting its monopoly. Ghanaians have received appalling service from the state-owned electricity provider throughout the years, and it keeps getting away with it. The most recent example of such poor customer service was seen in the last few days when people around the country were complaining about not being able to add credit to their prepaid metres.

  12 days ago ago
ECG is misusing its monopoly and aggravating Ghanaians, according to opinion

SOCIETY

Kroboland Versus ECG: A 10 Minutes Jubilation Turned Into Another Sad Story In The Krobo Area

The current information coming from the Yilo and Manya Krobo communities, in the Eastern Region of Ghana, has revealed that, a great jubilation among the residents in the area has strangely turned into a sad story. It could be recalled, that there was a recent clash between the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), and the Youth of the Yilo and Myanya Krobo communities, due to installation of prepaid meters in the communities by the ECG.

  3 months ago ago
Kroboland Versus ECG: A 10 Minutes Jubilation Turned Into Another Sad Story In The Krobo Area

SOCIETY

Another Sabotage Attack Hits ECG In The Krobo Area

Residents of Manya and Yilo Krobo were opposing the installation of prepayment meters at the time. The Public Relations Officer for Tema Regional ECG, Madam Sakyiwa Mensah, pleaded with individuals responsible for these criminal activities to stop, admonishing them that they risk prosecution if they are apprehended, in an interview with energynewsafrica.com.

  21 days ago ago
Another Sabotage Attack Hits ECG In The Krobo Area

SOCIETY

ECG To Cause Blackouts In Kumasi Effective Tomorrow August 24 Due To Maintenance Works.

As part of measures to get certain residents within and outside Kumasi informed about its intentions to temporary cuts off power to enable them carry out maintenance works, the Electricity Company of Ghana has made an announcement to that effect. In a press release dated August 22 2022 and signed on behalf of the Director/Ashanti SBU, Ing David B Asamoah, the release said the exercise would be commenced on Wednesday, 24 August, 2022 at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

  3 months ago ago
ECG To Cause Blackouts In Kumasi Effective Tomorrow August 24 Due To Maintenance Works.

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Ghanaians Massively React As TV3 Ghana Drops This Picture Of ECG

Readers can recall that there have been loud complaints amongst Ghanaians about the service provided to prepaid customers. The Electricity Company of Ghana has described the issue as a "technical challenge affecting its prepaid service delivery". TV3 Ghana has posted on its social media platform the logo or symbol of the Electricity of Ghana.

  2 months ago ago
Ghanaians Massively React As TV3 Ghana Drops This Picture Of ECG

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Ghanaians Were Not Paying Realistic Tariffs To The ECG - Allotey Jacobs

The former Central Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Allotey Jacobs backs the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) on the increment of tariffs. According to Allotey Jacobs, the staff of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is suffering and they need funds urgently but they are not charging the exact tariffs from the Ghanaians yet there is no consistent light out in the country.

  3 months ago ago
Ghanaians Were Not Paying Realistic Tariffs To The ECG - Allotey Jacobs

SPORTS

Thomas Partey, an Arsenal midfielder, shows support for the Lower Manya Krobo shooting victims

The Lower Manya Krobo Municipality shooting victims received financial support from Ghana and Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey. The shooting took place last month. When a military team was sent to help the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) install prepaid meters in the neighborhood, residents of Lower Manya Krobo got into a fight.

  2 months ago ago
Thomas Partey, an Arsenal midfielder, shows support for the Lower Manya Krobo shooting victims

ECONOMY-FINANCE

We were not at our best; we apologize - ECG CEO admits and apologizes to customers.

Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) Managing Director Mr. Samuel Mahama has expressed his regret to the company's entire customer base for the error that prevented the purchase of electricity. He acknowledged that the failure to be at the top of its game by the company was to blame.

  2 months ago ago
We were not at our best; we apologize - ECG CEO admits and apologizes to customers.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Customers can now purchase prepaid credit from merchandising points – ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has served note to clients on its pay as you go metering device that the problem with the 3rd party merchandising factors has been resolved. The energy distributor in a declaration said, “clients can now buy electricity credits from their nearest merchandising factors, and all ECG District offices, such as the following day Sunday, 2nd October 2022 from 9.00 am – 4.00 pm.”

  2 months ago ago
Customers can now purchase prepaid credit from merchandising points – ECG

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Many are still unable to purchase ECG credit.

According to the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), they have resolved the nationwide prepaid metering system vending issues that customers were having. The power distribution company stated in a press release on October 1 that customers who were having trouble purchasing credits can now do so at the ending points.

  2 months ago ago
Many are still unable to purchase ECG credit.

POLITICS

Soldiers, ECG Cut Power Supply To MP's House, Others Over Illegal Connection

A joint team involving personnel of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and the military has cut cables supplying power to the entire residence of the Member of Parliament for Lower Manya Krobo on the ticket of the opposition National Democratic Congress, NDC, Honourable Ebenezer Okletey Terlabi who had reconnected power to his apartment from a postpaid meter owned by another occupant in his house.

  2 months ago ago
Soldiers, ECG Cut Power Supply To MP's House, Others Over Illegal Connection

ECONOMY-FINANCE

ECG obtains GH3million from delinquent customers

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) Revenue Mobilization Taskforce has recovered almost GH3 million from electricity defaulters in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis. The collection is part of a two-week revenue mobilization effort to reclaim $3.8 million owed by clients. Benjamin Quarcoo, the ECG's Western Region Communications Officer, rated the first day of the exercise as a success.

  3 months ago ago
ECG obtains GH3million from delinquent customers

ECONOMY-FINANCE

ECG prepaid central database hacked?

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is as yet attempting to determine the specialized test it was encountering in distributing for prepaid shoppers on E-cash and PNS metering frameworks of the organization. The frameworks have been down for the beyond four days, since Tuesday, September 27, 2022.

  2 months ago ago
ECG prepaid central database hacked?

SOCIETY

Kroboland Versus ECG: Kroboland Finally 'Hit' The Dance Floor

The very latest information coming from the Yilo and Manya Krobo areas, in the Eastern Region of Ghana, has revealed that, the residents have started dancing to a very popular Terminator movie phrase this evening. After about a month of a total electricity power disconnection in the Kroboland, due to a recent clash between the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) staff, and the Youth of the Yilo and Manya Krobo communities (due to the installation of prepaid meters), the Kroboland has finally 'hit the jackpot'.

  3 months ago ago
Kroboland Versus ECG: Kroboland Finally 'Hit' The Dance Floor

ECONOMY-FINANCE

As a result of system issues, ECG district offices are now selling prepaid credit.

After some issues with its prepaid metering programs that left customers stranded, the Electricity Company of Ghana can now promote credit at its district offices. In order to purchase electrical energy, customers can currently visit ECG district offices in the Greater Accra, Central, Eastern, Western, and Volta Regions.

  2 months ago ago
As a result of system issues, ECG district offices are now selling prepaid credit.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Customers can purchase electricity credits from October 2nd – ECG

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) claims that the prepaid metering system's vending issues have been resolved nationwide. The power distribution company announced in a press release on October 1 that customers who had difficulty purchasing credits can now do so at the ending points. According to a portion of the statement, "The Electricity Company of Ghana wishes to inform all stakeholders, especially our cherished customers on our prepayment metering system that the issue with the Third Party Vending Points has been resolved."

  2 months ago ago
Customers can purchase electricity credits from October 2nd – ECG

SOCIETY

ECG Restores Electric Power To Kroboland Few Hours Ago After 3 Weeks Outage

Following a peaceful resolution of an impasse, the Electricity Company of Ghana restored power to the Krobo area on just this evening after three weeks without an electric power supply. The restoration of power also came as a result of local overhead lines and transformers that were damaged being repaired.

  3 months ago ago
ECG Restores Electric Power To Kroboland Few Hours Ago After 3 Weeks Outage

ECONOMY-FINANCE

ECG employees conduct customer education in the Krobo enclave.

Following the installation of prepaid meters in several areas under their authority, staff from the Electricity Company of Ghana in the Krobo District have begun several consumer engagement and education activities. The continuous education sessions have been conducted in a variety of ways to ensure that customers understand the working of the prepaid meters, including the use of media, an information van, and information leaflets.

  2 months ago ago
ECG employees conduct customer education in the Krobo enclave.