The Running Director of ECG, Ing. Samuel Boakye-Appiah states, ECG carries on to keep on being pertinent in the electrical power sector.
The Electricity Corporation of Ghana (ECG) says it is even now in business enterprise delivering worth addition products and services to its numerous clientele, urging the community to just take advantage of its diversified solutions to strengthen on their functions.
The Handling Director of ECG, Ing. Samuel Boakye-Appiah, stated despite the lease of its property to Power Distribution Services (PDS) in a concession settlement spanning a period of 20 years, ECG proceeds to keep on being related in the power sector.
For occasion, he claimed ECG even now operates as a Bulk Energy Trader, community and asset possession, and functionality checking of PDS.
The utility services provider is also into consultancy companies, possessing turned its instruction school into a Consultancy Providers company as spelt out in its new business enterprise model, in accordance to Ing. Boakye-Appiah.
The new business design of the ECG also focuses on utilising the company’s fiber optic backbone to venture into utility Telco Providers.
“We want to emphasise that neither ECG’s property nor its liabilities have been transferred to Messrs. PDS. ECG has retained all the network assets and is also liable for money owed incurred prior to the transfer of its operations to PDS. We must emphasize that ECG has not been marketed. ECG has not adjusted to PDS. ECG is ECG and PDS is PDS. They are two various entities taking part in distinct roles in the Ability Sector. ECG will offer electricity to bulk to PDS. PDS will in transform spend for the energy consumed and make lease payments to ECG for making use of ECG’s networks,” he advised journalists in Accra on June 6, 2019.
PDS, on the other hand, in accordance to Ing. Boakye-Appiah, is responsible for electrical community functions, which includes regular maintenance, fault repairs, and business functions (billing, profits selection, new products and services connections and investments, rehabilitation, growth and network extensions”.
The ECG manager further more uncovered that PDS Ghana Constrained as the electricity distributor will take care of and deal with on behalf of ECG, all legacy, thus, exceptional concerns, earnings collection and unpaid costs prior to the transfer day on March 1, 2019.
“ECG will acquire all outstanding monies consumers owe to ECG on ECG’s behalf”, Ing. Boakye-Appiah emphasised.
Exploring other options
Having diversified its products and services, the corporation, according its Managing Director, is nevertheless checking out other chances in the vitality sector, in particular, by leveraging on its 50 many years of knowledge and enormous intellectual capital at its disposal, to deliver teaching and consultancy companies to gamers in the field.
“The ECG’s Training Faculty is the strategic competence growth middle of the corporation offering technological and non-technological schooling to serve ECG, VRA, Gridco, Nedco and other utilities in West Africa Sub-region. It has been accredited by the Countrywide Accreditation Board for Professional and Technician Exams (NABP TEX).
“The training program addresses technological parts for businesses in the energy sector, mining, oil exploration and offer in-service trainings, tailor-made applications for corporations, refresher programs and engineering fundamental principles for non-engineers in engineering fields,” he pressured.