The government must pay a 1.4 billion dollars debt or else most Ghanaians well sleep in darkness
The participation of independent power producers (IPPs) in Ghana has continued to grow since the thermal Takoradi Power Station was first built in Aboadze in 2004. Indeed, IPPs are quickly catching up to public generation in terms of capacity. But it seems their service to the country is about to fade out of a dept of 1.4 billion dollars is not paid to them. Which also means some Ghanaian may start experiencing power cutouts. Energy expertise Ishmael Agyekumhene is calling on the government to immediately sit
Increase in electricity and water tariff in the coming weeks
The Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) has revealed that there is going to be an increase in electricity and water bills in the coming weeks. This is due to the proposals it received from the public utility companies confirming the drastic rise in their operational cost. The PURC Commissioner, Ishmael Agyekumhene, said in an interview with JoyNews that there is going to be a stakeholders' engagement to finalize review.