The Electricity Company of Ghana Limited (ECG) has confirmed the termination of the private sector participation transaction agreements with Power Distribution Services Ghana Limited (PDS).
The termination was done on 23rd October, 2019, it said.
“ECG has therefore assumed full operational and financial control of the electricity distribution business in the Southern Zone of Ghana with immediate effect,” the company said in a statement.
The ECG said all activities which were hitherto undertaken by PDS have been reverted.
The statement asked all stakeholders and customers to engage ECG in their normal business activities which include but are not limited to the following:
- Distribution of bills
- Bill reconciliation
- Revenue collection
- New Service connections
- Disconnections and reconnections
- Faulty meter replacements
- Network faults and repairs
- Network Operations, Maintenance, Expansion and Rehabilitation.
- Complaints and fault reporting to the call centres
- Any other related services
The public has also been advised to make all payments in respect of power purchases and other related activities at ECG’s offices including licensed vending stations, operated cash points and authorised banks.
“All assets currently in the name of PDS revert to ECG with immediate effect and will be rebranded in accordance with the decision over the next few weeks.”
ECG assured consumers it will continue to provide quality electricity services.