The Electrical energy Business of Ghana Limited (ECG) has urged its prospects to observe electricity consumption behavior through their remain at house amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The Volta Regional Public Relations Officer of the business, Benjamin Obeng Antwi, believes this would support simplicity electrical power expenditure and as effectively empower clients to absolutely appreciate the gains of the government’s energy reduction package deal.
“If you have a reduction offer of GhC100 dependent on your March consumption for April, May well and June, if you preserve strength and use specifically GhC100 value of credit rating for these three months, you would help save a great deal of money by not acquiring to invest in power,” he stated in a press launch copied to myjoyonline.com.
He, hence, urged consumers to iron clothes in bulk, use electricity conservation bulbs, switch off gadgets when not in use and desist from the recurrent opening of fridges within a time period of time in purchase to preserve vitality.
He described that buyers who did not profit from the electrical power reduction bundle on their initially buy in Might would have it reflected on their subsequent buys.
“Some shoppers did not get [Energy relief package] since they did not invest in ability in April and this prevented them from reporting their March intake which was the benchmark.”
“In watch of this, they reported their usage for the months of March and April on their first invest in in May and this enabled them to love their relief deal on their 2nd consumption”, he reported.
Mr Antwi implored customers who owe the vitality distribution firm to settle their debts, including that postpaid clients who are qualified to reward from the 50% electricity aid bundle need to also endeavour to spend the remaining 50%.
“Customers can down load the ECG Electrical power Application or dial USSD Shortcode *226# to shell out their costs,” he included.
He, on the other hand, recommended the citizenry to be further mindful in working with electrical energy as the rains established in.
“Avoids touching electrical cables you see on the ground, avoid overloading sockets, avoid getting refuge less than trees with electrical overhead cables during rainfalls.”
He further implored prospects to “try as much as doable to put on slippers in the kitchen especially in regions shut to the fridges to stop electrocution from h2o that leaks out of the fridge and use raincoats or plastic umbrellas as a substitute of umbrellas with metallic handles during rainfall to protect against lightening surge.”