Ghanaians To Face More Hardship As PURC Announce New Tariffs; 27% For Electricity And 21.6% For Water
The Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) has announced new tariffs for water and electricity for the period covering 2022 to 2023. Beginning September 1, 2022, end-user electricity tariff will go up by 27.15 per cent while water will also be increased by 21.55 per cent.
Gov’t Determined To Bring Relief To Ghanaians – President Akuffo-Addo Assures
President Akuffo-Addo has assured the people of Ghana that his government will work to bring relief to them amid the current economic difficulties. Despite the current difficulties, the president says his administration will never give up on restoring the economy and bring it to the path of growth and prosperity.
New Tariff Regime Better Than The Previous – Dr Steve Manteaw
The revised prices published by the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC) are supposed to favor enterprises, according to Dr. Steve Manteaw, chairman of the Coalition of Stakeholders in Electricity Concession and Arrangements (COSECA). His remarks, however, are at odds with those of the Ghana Hoteliers Association and the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), both of which have expressed concern about a possible detrimental effect of the price rises on the operations of their members.
NAGRAT Appeals To Gov’t For Salary Increment As Tariff Hike Looms.
The Ghana National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) is appealing to government to increase salaries for members as tariff hikes loom in the country. The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) and the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) have already presented a proposal to the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) seeking an astronomical increase in tariff.
Do This To Get A Compensation If You Lose Your Appliance or Property Because of Dumsor
The former Public Relations Director of the Public Utility Regulatory Commission, Nana Yaa Jantuah, has highlighted on the procedure to employ to get compensated if your appliance or property is destroyed as a result of power outage or dumsor.