ENERGY MINISTER SAYS POWER OUTAGES RESULTED FROM TRANSMISSION CHALLENGES
Energy Minister demands efficiency from PDS
Energy Minister, John-Peter Amewu on Wednesday said he would insist that the Power Distribution Service Ghana Limited (PDS) deliver in accordance with the Key Performance Indicators stipulated in the transaction agreement for the restructuring of the operations of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).
He said the Government is committed to ensuring that the energy sector is efficiently and effectively run in order to push forward the socio-economic agenda of the country.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has inaugurated the 225 kilovolts Bolgatanga to Ouagadougou Power Interconnection Project, which will see up to 100 megawatts of power supplied directly to Burkina Faso from Ghana.
Minister for Energy, Hon. John-Peter Amewu on Thursday, September 20, 2018, addressed both local and foreign media at the Ministry of Energy on the state of Ghana’s energy sector.
Ghana will launch its first exploration licensing round in the last quarter of this year offering about six offshore blocks, deputy energy minister Mohamed Amin Adam said.