Ghanaians will from today, Wednesday, February 1, 2023, pay more for Water and Electricity tariffs as the increment announced by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURC) takes off.
Some businesses fear they will likely fold up due to the increasing cost of doing business in Ghana, and that may start with a layoff of their workers.
In the midst of the current economic difficulties in the country, the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC) has increased electricity and water tariffs by 29.96% and 8.3%
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,
The Head of Communications at the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC), Ali Simon Jarana, has said Ghanaians should expect a review of tarifs in July this year.