Power Distribution Services Ghana

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Power Distribution Services Ghana formerly Electricity Company of Ghana[1] is an electricity distribution company in Ghana. The company's operation covers about thirty percent of the total land mass of the country.[2] Formerly as a public company, its operations were under the Ministry of Energy of Ghana.[3] Together with Northern Electricity Distribution Company, they supply all of Ghana's electricity demands as well as some other West African countries.[4] PDS took over ECG on 1 March 2019.[5]

The company has initiated many periods of load shedding which have increased in recent times and gained traction in popular culture under the term dumsor.

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  1. ^ "PDS takes over ECG today after initial postponement". 27 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Electricity Company Of Gh. (ECG)". www.ghanaweb.com. Archived from the original on 19 August 2014. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  3. ^ "ECG will make or break Ghana's power sector". www.ghanabusinessnews.com. Archived from the original on 20 August 2014. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  4. ^ "VRA/NEDCo board inaugurated". thechronicle.com.gh. Archived from the original on 20 August 2014. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  5. ^ myadmin (28 February 2019). "ECG take-over, PDS Ghana Limited to invest over $580m". Ghana Business News. Retrieved 11 January 2020.