Customers of Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) should brace up to pay more for power starting September 1, 2022.
This is contained in a press statement issued by the Electricity Company informing the general public of the impending price review.
This comes after the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) approved a 27 percent upward adjustment to the utility company.
The statement reads in parts “The Electricity Company of Ghana wishes to inform our cherished customers and stakeholder that it will implement the PURC approved major tariff review, which was announced on 15th August, 2022, with effect from Thursday, 1st September.
The statement further cautioned the general public of a possible increase affecting energy consumption level.
“It is important to note that the average percentage increase is on energy consumption only, therefore the addition of the statutory levies and other fixed charges will increase the average percentage announced by the PURC. In effect, individual customers’ tariff percentage increase will depend on customer classification, and consumption category.”
In an advice to the general public about energy consumption, the company entreated its customers to conserve energy.
“We take this opportunity to entreat our cherish customers to take charge of their personal consumption by conserving energy which will lead to spending less on electricity.
Read below the full statement from the company.