Siemens, GRIDCo Sign $250m Power Deal

President Akufo-Addo, and Joe Kaeser in a group picture with Government officials and Siemens delegation after the signing ceremony at Jubilee House. INSET: Jonathan Amoako-Baah, CEO of GRIDCo and Sabine Dall’Omo, CEO Siemens Southern and Eastern Africa signing the MoU. Picture by Gifty Ama Lawson. SIEMENS ENERGY has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with …

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A 20-year journey with Tropical Cables and Conductor – Ing. Irina Odame shares her story

I began my career at Tropical Cable and Conductor Ltd. 20 years ago, in June 2000. I had just turned 37 that year. That year was the beginning of a new millennium, and the age of technological advancements that would change our daily lives as we knew it (high speed internet and the era of …

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ECG to buy local cables

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has resolved to procure all its cables locally to help grow the businesses of indigenous cable manufacturing companies for them to expand and create more jobs for the populace. The ECG has also started the process to raise funds to pay off its indebtedness to cable suppliers and other …

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Private sector launches fund to support Government’s Coronavirus fight

The Deputy Finance Minister, Charles Adu Boahene has formally launched the Ghana Covid-19 Private Sector Fund which seeks to raise funding from the private sector to support the Ghana government’s effort to address the Covid-19 pandemic. The initiative, by some business leaders in the private sector, is aimed at partly financing the government’s interventions and …

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I can turn PDS around – Dr Oteng-Gyasi

Chief Executive Officer of Tropical Cable and Conductor Limited Dr Tony Oteng-Gyasi has revealed that he has the potential to turn around the fortunes of suspended electricity service distributor, Power Distribution Services (PDS), when given the chance. According to him, the price of power will reduce if PDS is efficiently managed. He admitted that people …

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Akufo-Addo’s 1D1F lauded by ex-AGI Prez Oteng-Gyasi

Former President of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) Dr Tony Oteng-Gyasi has lauded government’s flagship industrialization policy, One-District One-Factory Programme. The economist-cum-lawyer maintains that the concept “makes a lot of sense”. Speaking on TV3’s Time With The Captains on Monday, September 30, the Chief Executive Officer of Tropical Cable and Conductor Limited said he is for any …

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Electricity tariff can come down if ECG is run efficiently – Dr Oteng-Gyasi

The cost of power can be reduced considerably if the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) is being run efficiently, managing director of Tropical Cables & Conductors Ltd, Dr Tony Oteng-Gyasi has said.  His comments coincided with an increase in utility prices; electricity tariff 5.94% and 2.22% for water. Speaking on TV3’s Time with the Captains …

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Utility tariff increments long overdue — Oteng-Gyasi

An industrialist and former Board Chairman of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), Mr Tony Oteng-Gyasi, has welcomed the recent increment in utility tariffs as a necessary step that would help sustain the service providers and cushion the industry from running into deeper financial problems. He told the Daily Graphic in an interview that the …

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