27.15% electricity tariff review to begin implementation on September 1 – ECG
The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) says it is ready to begin the implementation of the PURC approved tariff adjustment from Thursday, September 1, 2022.
The tariff adjustment, according to ECG is however subject to increase depending on customer classification and consumption category.
“It is important to note that the average percentage increase is on energy consumption only, therefore the addition of statutory levies and other fixed charges will increase the average percentage announced by the PURC,” a statement by the power distributor noted.
ECG added that lifeline customers will however enjoy power up to 30kWh, according to its new band for residential customers.
“ECG has catalogued all unit consumption and the expected cost in a ‘Reckoner’ which clearly explains how the tariff is applied and billed. This will be displayed at all our districts and customer service centers nationwide to guide customers on their electricity purchases, the stated mentioned.
The Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC) on Monday, August 15, increased water tariff by 21% and electricity tariff by 27.15%.