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We’ll save $60m yearly from renegotiated Karpower deal – Dep. Minister

Though the exact savings from the renegotiation of the Karpower deal from 10 to 20 years are yet to emerge, Ghana will be saving at least $60 million per year, according to a deputy Minister for Energy, William Owuraku Aidoo. These savings will come from the utilization of gas from the Sankofa fields. [contextly_sidebar id=”rUk7wTuiKssKwXHgLFNF9GL6QfVX4pUm”]Mr. Aidoo justified the Akufo-Addo’s administration’s ...

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Fuel price hikes: Gov’t taking Ghanaians for granted – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has thrown its weight behind the protests in the capital against the persistent hikes in the prices of petroleum products. earlier on Wednesday According to the Minority, the Special Petroleum Tax must be scrapped to ensure a reduction in the price of fuel. Speaking in an interview with a section of the media on Wednesday, Minority ...

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Mutawakilu demands answers on NDC’s solar rooftop project

The Minority Spokesperson on Energy, Adams Mutawakilu, has asked the government to clarify if it has abandoned the Mahama government’s solar rooftop project for small businesses. John Mahama’s then National Democratic Congress government had targetted the setting up of 200,000 rooftop solar projects for small businesses and residential users. [contextly_sidebar id=”hSzi6OKQUduYiBsOcp2Plvu8NvS5h0gG”]The status of the project is unclear, and the NDC ...

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Mutawakilu slams Nana Addo over tariff reduction announcement

The Minority Spokesperson on Energy, Adams Mutawakilu, has accused the government of usurping the powers of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission [PURC], by announcing a 14 percent average reduction in electricity tariffs for non-residential users in the country. The announment was made by President Nana Akufo-Addo, but Mr. Mutawakilu contends that “announcing the reduction when PURC hasn’t even done the major tariff review is taking over ...

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We didn’t lie about ‘reducing’ electricity tariffs – Agyarko

The Energy Ministry has described as false, claims by the Minority Spokesperson on Energy, Adams Mutawakilu, that it has not made any proposal to the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) to reduce electricity tariffs, as captured in the 2018 budget. These proposals were meant to seek a revision of the tariff setting methodology and cost structure for power production. [contextly_sidebar id=”ELH0OYfLj6K0EITmGb8rEqvhUWs1LZrO”]Responding to ...

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NPP ‘stopping’ Ghana from exporting electricity – Mutawakilu

A member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Minority in Parliament, Adams Mutawakilu, has accused the Akufo-Addo government of impeding former President John Mahama’s vision of making Ghana a net exporter of electricity. This follows government’s decision to terminate 11 Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), with the justification that it would save the country some $7.2 billion dollars over a 13 year ...

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