21October2014

Business in Ghana

PURC To Cut Power Tariffs For Industries

Parliament has made the case -- and it has been accepted "in principle" by the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) -- that the industrial sector must pay less for electricity than the domestic sector.

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Ghana Now Buying Power From Cote D’Ivoire – Gridco

The Chief Executive of the Ghana Grid Company (Gridco), William Amuna has disclosed that Ghana in the last week and a half has been buying power from neighbouring La Cote D’Ivoire.

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Ghana Commemorates World Standards Day

Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Kweku Ricketts-Hagan, has asked consumers to be safety conscious to avoid exposure to long-term diseases.

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Tema Workers Threaten To Block BDCs

The Tema District Council of Labour (TDCL) has threatened to block the transportation of finished petroleum products by the Bulk Distribution Companies (BDCs) from the points of entry if the government fails to stock the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) with crude oil for processing within two weeks.

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450 Megawatts Of Power To Be Added To National Grid

Karadeniz Energy Group, the energy wing of the Turkey-based Karadeniz Holding, is spearheading the construction of two electricity-generating vessels to produce power to Ghana which is expected to be equivalent to more than one-fifth of the country's electricity needs.

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