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ECG terminates contract with PDS

The Electricity Company of Ghana Limited (ECG) has terminated the Private Sector Participation Transaction Agreements with Power Distribution Services Ghana Limited (PDS).

ECG has therefore assumed full operational and financial control of the electricity distribution business in the Southern Zone of Ghana with immediate effect, a statement issued by the company on Wednesday, October 23, said.

Consequently, all activities including metering, billing, distribution and reconciliation of bills, revenue collection and new service connections, which were hitherto undertaken by PDS have reverted to ECG, the statement added.

He other activities are

Disconnections and reconnections

Faulty meter replacements

Network faults and repairs

Network Operations, Maintenance, Expansion and Rehabilitation

Complaints and fault reporting to the call centres and any other related services

In this regard, all payments in respect of power purchases and other related activities should take place at ECG Regional and District Offices, ECG existing Customer Service Centres, ECG licensed vending stations, ECG operated cash points and ECG authorised Banks.

The statement added that, 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.

Source: Graphic.com.gh

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