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IES raises concern as PURC, ECG delay major policy decision making


The Institute of Energy Security, IES, is warning that the technical and operational challenges within the ECG may escalate if the process for the handing over to the Power Distribution Services (PDS) is delayed any further. The IES also wants the PURC to be swift in announcing the new tariffs as the delay is impacting planning for businesses and the ...

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$24m revenue loss hangs over TOR’s neck – IES

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The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) is to lose about 24 million dollars in revenue due to drop in global prices of refined products. This is the assertion of the Institute of Energy Security (IES). The energy think tank attributes the development to an ineffective business model despite producing refined products. The imminent loss follows the Tema Oil Refinery’s processing of ...

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IES blames power cuts on overdependence on gas


The Institute of Energy Security (IES) wants the government to find pragmatic ways to purchase and store adequate quantities of alternative fuel for the country’s power generation plants. The IES argues that may largely help in stabilizing power generation and supply. The suggestion comes on the back of the recent erratic power supply that has hit parts of the country. ...

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Fuel prices to remain unchanged in October


Fuel prices are to remain stable for the first pricing window of October [spanning October 1-15, 2018]. This is a prediction by the Institute of Energy Security (IES). The IES attributes the findings to various indicators such as the cedi’s performance and marginal increase in the price of Brent crude. Prices of fuel went up in the last pricing window ...

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Drivers lament over GH¢5 fuel prices


Some drivers have expressed their displeasure over the increase in fuel prices for the second pricing window in September. Checks by Citi Business News at some fuel pumps on Monday evening [September 17, 2018] showed that Shell had increased its prices. A litre of diesel and petrol are being sold at 5 cedis 18 pesewas and 5 cedis 14 pesewas ...

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Fuel prices to remain stable in September


Prices of fuel are expected to remain relatively stable for the first pricing window in September. This means that for the first two weeks of September, consumers should be paying almost the same amount for fuel they purchase. The Institute of Energy Security (IES) who predicted this tells Citi Business News the stability could be attributed to the slight reduction in prices ...

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Change BOST’s mandate to address fuel price hikes – IES


The Institute of Energy Securities (IES) is calling for a change in the mandate of the Bulk Oil Storage And Transportation (BOST) to help address the constant increase in fuel prices. According to the Executive Secretary of IES, Paa Kwesi Anamoah Sekyi, an analysis of the trend in fuel prices on the international market can better inform the government on what ...

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Ameri deal: IES cautions against hasty decisions


The Institute of Energy Security (IES) is urging that the government takes its time before going ahead with any further action on the AMERI deal. The energy think tank wants the acting Minister of Energy, John Peter Amewu to clarify all outstanding issues before making any move on the agreement. The comments follow the President’s decision to relieve Mr. Boakye ...

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Fuel prices go up by 2% in May – IES

Fuel pump nozzles are pictured at Helios petrol station in Almaty

The Institute of Energy Security (IES) has predicted an increase in fuel prices for the first two weeks of May. The Institute tells Citi Business News prices will go up by about 2 percent barring an intervention from the National Petroleum Authority (NPA). “In the first pricing window for May 2018, we are expecting fuel prices to go up by up to 2%. ...

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